The Full cheek applies a tiny bit of poll pressure when the rein aid is applied. It prevents the bit from being dragged through the mouth and is often used for horses that need something stronger than a jointed bit if they lean or try to grab the bit. Alternating stainless steel and copper rollers set along the mouthpiece of the snaffle.
Hackamores are ideal for use on sensitive or difficult horses and work by applying pressure on the nose, jaw and poll.
Hanging cheek applies a little poll pressure when the rein aid is applied. The French link lays across the horses tongue and bars, eliminating the nutcracker action. Can be used in dressage competitions.
Flexi bits are warmer to the touch than traditional stainless steel bits, making it ideal for younger horses or horses with a sensitive mouth.