Sofia Titanium Weymouth
Fager Sofia is a good choice if you would describe your horse as the following;
- Sensitive to tongue pressure.
- Finds it difficult to relax in a double bridle.
- Needs more room for the Bridoon.
- Has a conformationally small mouth, smaller than the average horse.
- Sensitive mouthed and easily develops sores, cuts and rubs on the bars and corners of the mouth.
- Falls behind the contact in a standard Weymouth.
Fager Sofia is a comfortable high-ported bit constructed in the extremely durable metal, Titanium.
Sofia is constructed using Fager’s NEW Anoblast™ manufacturing technique which produces a high quality, extremely durable bit; the highest quality Titanium bit on the market today! The grey colour is a natural consequence of the production process, no additional colouring is used.
When used in combination with Fager’s Titanium Bridoon, this lightweight set weighs just 400 g (approx) which is less than a regular double bridle!
Sofia’s design has the port bent forward, directly over the tongue. This makes a huge difference when compared to having the bend tilted upwards.
When tilted forward, the port allows the tongue additional freedom as well as allowing the Bridoon more space as well.
As the reins are taken up and the horse seeks the connection towards the bit, it is preferable for the tongue to bear the majority of the pressure rather than the bars.
When pressure is applied to the curb rein, the shank of the bit rotates back towards the chest of the horse, pushing the mouthpiece forward against the tongue.
The chain is important to disperse the pressure evenly between the mouth, poll and chin.
In contrast, an upward port strongly increases the pressure on the bars which can create sores and inflict pain on a sensitive horse.
Sofia is supplied complete with hooks and chains.
- A lighter contact
- All bits
- Bits for strong horses
- Bits with tongue relief
- Double Bridle Bits
- Heavy & stiff in the hand
- Maintain stability & consistency
- My horse can be strong in the hand
- MY HORSE IS ALLERGIC TO STEEL BITS?
- My horse nods their head
- My horse pulls against the contact
- My horse puts their tongue over the bit and opens their mouth
- Pressure wounds on the bars
- Pressure wounds on the palate
- Pressure wounds on the tongue
- Reluctant to take up the contact
- Strong & stubborn
- Stronger brakes, more control
- Wear on the premolars (P2)
- Wolf teeth
- Wounds at the corners of the mouth
- Wounds inside the cheeks
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