Some articles on bit, bit engages:
... Shanks come in a variety of types, which may affect the action of the bit ... Both of these functions allow slight rotation before the bit engages, again providing a "warning" to the horse before the bit engages fully and allowing him to ... the cheek-shank line is, the less signal is provided to the horse before the bit engages ...
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