2015 January

Introducing The Turtle; The Science Bit

On January 26th, 2015, posted in: Neue Schule News by 0 Comment

  Turtle top: A central link widened and flattened on its upper surface to match the anatomy of the roof of the horse’s mouth. A central link that prevents the cannons from rotating into the upper part of the mouth The Flex Concept: Relies on the fact that for every cheek type there is a..

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Introducing The Turtle; Mouthpiece Alignment

On January 25th, 2015, posted in: Neue Schule News by 0 Comment

Aligned with a contact in mind Design of the bore and ring alignment has the ridden horse in mind, This means that the alignment of the mouthpiece with in the mouth will not change once a contact is taken. The horse is encouraged to take a confident contact as the bit stays stable in the..

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Introducing The Turtle; Generous Weight Bearing Surface

On January 24th, 2015, posted in: Neue Schule News by 0 Comment

Generous weight bearing surface, Under sides of the cannons have a subtle concave curvature greatly increasing the weight bearing surface This of course helps to encourage the horse to take a more confident contact Increased weight bearing surface means decreased pressure on the tongue as the contact is spread over a larger area.

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Introducing The Turtle; Positioning Within The Mouth

On January 23rd, 2015, posted in: Neue Schule News by 0 Comment

The Turtle Top bit sits further back in the mouth This is achieved as it arches over the tongue rather than laying along the tongue It is more difficult to get the tongue back and over the bit removes the need to over tighten the cheek pieces so allowing for less pressure on poll and..

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Introducing The Turtle; The Central Link

On January 22nd, 2015, posted in: Neue Schule News by 0 Comment

Anatomically designed central link sits neatly under the upper palate Designed using studies into the size and shape of the Equine palatine arch (upper palate) the central link is a key feature and its resulting shape inspired the name Turtle Top There is no danger that it will impact the upper palate and cause interference..

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Introducing The Turtle Top;Uniquely Restricted Movement

On January 21st, 2015, posted in: Neue Schule News by 0 Comment

Uniquely Restricted upward arm movement, This is due to the clever design of the central link, so clever in fact it’s got a patent pending on it! Having the restriction in an upward direction doesn’t affect the movement downwards or restrict the feel for the rider,  Having less movement allows for more stability of the mouthpiece,..

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