A ring cheek piece introduces poll pressure as well as creating leverage on the mouthpiece, the 2 1/2 Ring version is the softest out of the 3 or 4 ring alternatives as the 1/2 ring softens the leverage on the mouthpiece and poll.
A horse shaking its head when bit pressure is applied or trying to put its tongue over the bit are classic signs the horse has a sensitive tongue. With this in mind the McHardy was created, it has a medium port creating space for the tongue, relieving pressure. The Buster Roller in the middle increases bar pressure and as a result extends the head and brings the nose in giving more control.
Bomber bits are made from blue sweet iron which oxidises easily to encourages salivation helps bit acceptance is warm and sweet.
Please note that due to the oxidisation the blue will fade with use.
Mouthpiece thickness -
B14 -14mm over bars