Neue Schule offers an exciting and innovative range of high performance, superior comfort bits for all equines, covering all disciplines at every level from pleasure to Grand Prix. This is accomplished through bits that are ergonomically designed, using the latest in engineering and computer aided design (CAD) technologies. In addition, the Neue Schule line incorporates a unique, sweeter, warmer metal. Neue Schule Salox gold has a high copper content and Neue Schule additives that maximize the warm and oxidation promoting salivation, mouthing, acceptance and communication.
While Neue Schule offers many different styles of bits with lots of different options the three main types that we carry are:
Demi-Anky:Although single jointed, the Neue Schule Demi-Anky is ergonomically designed to eradicate the "nutcracker" action and consequent problems that the traditional straight-armed single jointed snaffle often causes. The cleverly curved mouthpiece eliminates upper palate interference and also prevents it from lying too far forwards in the mouth causing pressure on the thinner more sensitive part of the tongue.
Tranz Angled Lozenge:A gentle training tool with a bit of extra help. When a contact is taken, the Tranz Angled Lozenge rolls down onto the centre of the tongue, the "sweet spot", enhancing feel and responsiveness, thus a higher level of communication through the rein is achieved. The arms are slightly curved and of an oval profile. This oval design takes up less room between the tongue and upper palate, whilst offering a similar weight bearing surface from the horse's perspective as thicker, circular mouthpieces.
Verbindend:Greatly emphasises the signals through the rein. By encouraging clarity of the aids, and promoting a true outline the freedom through the shoulder can be developed, thus promoting self carriage and throughness.
The NS Verbindend eradicates tongue evasions by creating a channel for the tongue to lie in allowing the horse to soften and relax through the jaw. This mouthpiece can also enhance the development of the bend for lateral work and smaller circles. If you are a pleasure rider and simply want to establish a lighter, softer way of going this is the bit for you.