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Myler® MBB Black Steel Flat Shank with Low Port Comfort Snaffle MB 04

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Myler® MBB Black Steel Flat Shank with Low Port Comfort Snaffle MB 04

Myler® MBB Black Steel 6 3/4" Medium Shank, MB 04 Low Port Comfort Snaffle, Level 2. For Western disciplines. Offers moderate leverage. Sweet iron mouthpiece has a 1/4" port.

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Item #: X1-013717
$187.95
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Myler® MBB Black Steel 6 3/4" Medium Shank, MB 04 Low Port Comfort Snaffle, Level 2. For Western disciplines.

The MB 04 is similar to the MB 02 in that it will rotate on the tongue and apply tongue pressure, however, it has a small (1/4") port that introduces some tongue relief to the horse. The port allows the horse to swallow and move his tongue when he is moving forward and relaxed, which acts as a release or reward.

The mouthpiece is curved, and it wraps around the bars and lips instead of pinching. Sweet iron oxidizes and encourages salivation.

Key features:

  • Independent Side Movement™.
  • Sweet iron mouthpiece.
  • Curved mouthpiece does not pinch lips or bars.
  • Black steel shank will discolor over time to an antique brown.
  • Stainless steel dots.
  • Copper inlay.

Notes:

The MB 04 provides an excellent transition from Myler Level 1 to Level 2. It is suitable for a wide range of horses including green horses, experienced horses entering the Myler System, horses that have been ridden exclusively in a single-jointed mouthpiece or horses that have not been ridden for a while and need re-schooling.

The MBB shank is a length of flat black steel curved slightly back towards the horse, with a teardrop purchase and a rein ring. The mouthpiece has a fixed attachment to the cheek with a decorative stack. The purchase is angled slightly away from the cheek to avoid rubbing. The black steel will discolor over time to an antique brown.

The MBB flat shank is an indirect (curb) rein action designed to be used with a curb strap which attaches to the purchase. This shank uses the combination of fixed cheek and fixed rein to apply pressure to the mouth, chin and poll.

Action: indirect.

Degree of leverage: moderate.


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