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A quick tutorial - how to use the Compass Snaffle Bit to create a soft, relaxed mouth and a responsive horse. Improve communication in your horse training.
This bit relaxes the muscles of the mouth and causes the horse to focus through the inside eye.
Tried out bit today. Excellent results!
It took a little while to get Marley (my horse) used to the feel of it and what he was feeling.
Once he had it he was super responsive, very light, and I had better control of his framework. I feel like I can manipulate him much better with it.
I am very excited to ride more with it.
Aaron Wilson - Minnesota
Great tool. Shortens time for training and communication without pressure.
Also creates feel & sensitivity without fear or intimidation.
Jessica Lott - Utah
As a dressage rider I am always working on relaxation with elasticity and suppleness in my horses.
The Compass Bit is a wonderful tool to help me achieve this in a way my horse understands,
Danielle Keoppen - Wisconsin
Things I have learned from a lot of horses...