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Herm Sprenger KK Ultra Aurigan Loose Ring - 18mm

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Why We Love This

The Herm Sprenger KK Ultra Aurigan Loose Ring is part of a family of genuine patented Aurigan bits that are manufactured only by Herm Sprenger. Aurigan is a perfect mixture of materials (85% copper, 4% silicon and 11% zinc). Aurigan has high oxidation properties and provides a pleasant taste to encourage chewing activity and easy acceptance of the bit. This feature, combined with the superior comfort of the KK Ultra mouthpiece will make this your horse's new favorite bit!

Made in Germany

Favorite Features

  • Herm Sprenger KK Ultra bits are adapted to the anatomy of the horse's mouth.
  • No pressure put on the palate
  • Clear instructions given as the tongue's sense of touch is utilized
  • Made from the approved metal for horses, Aurigan (85% copper, 4% silicon and 11% zinc)

Sizing

Available in 4 1/4", 4 3/4", 5 1/8", 5 1/2", 6". 70mm rings (4 1/4" has 55mm rings).  18mm thickness.
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    Herm Sprenger KK Ultra Aurigan Loose Ring - 18mm is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 19.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent soft bit This is an excellent soft bit for training. It was recommended by our trainer as we work with our new horse. It creates fabulous slobber and acceptance from our mare.
    Date published: 2017-01-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gentle but effective I had borrowed my trainers KK Ultra for about two months to make sure this was the bit for my new pony. We couldn't find any other bit that he liked. He has a tendency to get behind the bit if too strong of a bit. The KK Ultra is a great bit and I would recommend for a horse that is sensitive with a soft mouth. No pinching and cleans easily.
    Date published: 2015-11-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well designed bit. I bought this bit on the recommendation of my instructor. My mare had not really ever had a quiet mouth, and lately had become more argumentative and evasive during schooling rides. Since I began using this bit she is more willing to bridle and quieter in the mouth. It is a kind bit; I ran it across my kneecap and it ran across it smoothly, unlike any other bits with a bead.
    Date published: 2015-05-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from worth every penny ! I bought this bit for my ottb because he made a BIG drama every time I was putting the bridle on and then he used to hang his tongue and open his mouth while riding, his teeth were fine, and I tried all kind of rubber bits, Hackamore etc. This bit was the solution to all of our problems ! no more drama ! he feels happy with his KK Aurigan bit !
    Date published: 2014-10-27
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good bit I like this bit, however, it is way overpriced. A bit of same quality but different metal can be purchased for half the price. This is a nice gentle bit, but I haven't really noticed any difference in my horse. Also, green stuff has recently appeared on the metal, which hasn't affected the usage but makes it look like it is always dirty. I have successfully removed it for one day by soaking it in apple cider vinegar (diluted- 3 cups of water and half a cup of vinegar) for one hour. 
    Date published: 2013-12-22
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