Bridlework & Tack

Portuguese Elliptical Gag

Posted on Oct 17, 2012 in Bridlework & Tack

Portuguese Elliptical Gag

The great thing about the elliptical link is that the bit does not have a nutcracker action but rather allows for continuous feel from side to side. In effect, the Portuguese elliptical gag is a loose ring snaffle with two extra rings on the loose ring. The extra rings allows for a “gag” type action – making for stronger bit than an elliptical loose ring snaffle and a less severe bit than a traditional gag. Made of stainless steel – the Portuguese elliptical gag has been designed to never rust, bend or break.

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