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Herm Sprenger Flex Control Loose Ring

Herm Sprenger
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Why We Love This

The Herm Sprenger Flex Control Loose Ring is a single-jointed bit designed to protect the mouth of your sensitive horse while still giving you the feel and control you need as a rider.  

Favorite Features

  • Soft, flexible rubber covers the metal joint to protect tender spots in the horse's mouth
  • Flexible rubber part enables the rider to achieve optimal contact with the horse

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Available in 16mm
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    Herm Sprenger Flex Control Loose Ring is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Picky pony approved! This bit was the perfect solution for me. My pony mare is EXTREMELY fussy about every piece of tack that touches her. I was riding in her the HS Dynamic Aurigan loose ring, and she was not pleased with it. Even though it was a very nice french link bit, it was too much for her. I guess she likes the "stillness" of this bit, versus the three piece action of the Dynamic. She doesn't fight me anymore, and is happier to stretch downwards. I've used this bit for around four months, and it doesn't show any wear yet. Sprenger are always high quality, and I'm confident that this will last another few years at least.
    Date published: 2015-11-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Horses love this! I bought this bit to hack my horse on light days. Next think I knew I was jumping in it. My mare is so soft and happy in this bit. So happy I tried it!
    Date published: 2015-03-20
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from love this bit, but... My horse loved this bit from ride one. Initially the rubber is very stiff and it acts a little like a mullen mouth with more give-perfect for us; a four star bit. . BUT over time the rubber softens and the bit joint flexes more, then my horse chewed more, then the rubber cracked, and I haven't had it six months yet. Pretty spendy to think of it as a "disposable" (2 star) bit. Hopefully it got us through a training spot and we can go back to the Herm Sprenger Ultra, but if not, I might just have to order another one of these, and take the good with the bad.
    Date published: 2013-03-30
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