Different Types of Dee Rings

#TackTipTuesday - Dee Ring
Did you know both English and Western have a Dee Ring bit? They both have a similar function but look different.
Western Dee's can often be also called an off-set dee. They are not usually as large of a cheekpiece as the English style.
Both Dee's are examples of a fixed cheek snaffle, compared to a loose ring. A fixed ring is going to be more stable in the horse's mouth, which makes it a great bit for green horses.
The fixed cheeks can also add more lateral pressure on the horse's face to help with steering.
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