Curb Bit - The Curb Bit

The Curb Bit

The curb bit consists of a mouthpiece, curb chain, and a shank, with one ring on each side of the purchase arm of the shank, and one ring on the bottom of the lever arm of the shank. Pelham bits add a ring for a snaffle rein, next to the mouthpiece.

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... at base, and 10 feet (3.05 m) diameter at curb level ... Height of the tower is 47 feet (14.33 m) from ground level to curb ... the cap is 10 feet (3.05 m) from curb to roof hatch, giving the mill an overall height of 57 feet (17.37 m) The cast iron windshaft is in two parts, with a separate tail section ...
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... A curb bit works on several parts of a horse's head and mouth ... The bit mouthpiece acts on the bars, tongue and roof of the mouth ... via the crownpiece of the bridle, to the chin groove via the curb chain, and, especially with a "loose jaw" shank, may act on the sides of the mouth and jaw ...

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