Neue Schule Turtle Top Baucher


Turtle Top‰̣ۡå¢ with Flex

Anatomy-inspired double jointed bit design with enhanced mouthpiece stability, through optimised alignment of the mouthpiece surfaces to the tongue and palate.

The Neue Schule Flex design concept delivers a guaranteed and well controlled co-alignment of the surfaces of the mouthpiece with the sensitive surfaces of the equine mouth. For most designs Flex delivers parallel co-alignment of the Turtle Top‰̣ۡå¢ dome with the equine palate.

In selected designs we allow Flex to deliver some firm but fair additional pressure to the tongue and poll using a lever action-induced rotation of the mouthpiece. The extra pressure obtainable is carefully restricted with Flex limiting the range of additional rotation to around 10 degrees.


FlexZ is a development of our popular Tranz range (hence the ‰ۡÌÝ̏Z‰ۡó�). Gently curved cannons form a wide arch aligned over the tongue and held in shape by Turtle Top‰̣ۡå¢. FlexZ is therefore more securely centred on the tongue and more resistant to being pulled through the mouth.

FlexZ Baucher

This innovation is brilliant in helping to achieve a comfortable and quiet mouth. Turtle Top‰̣ۡå¢ with Flex‰̣ۡå¢ keeps the mouthpiece centred and arched over the tongue at all times, encouraging
relaxation. This comfortable mouthpiece re-focuses the inattentive mouth back onto the rein aids in order to achieve a soft consistent contact.

This combination of Baucher cheek and Turtle Top‰̣ۡå¢ mouthpiece usually helps the rider to achieve and maintain a rounder and more correct outline. If your horse is constantly resisting, strung out or coming above the bit the usual response to the Turtle Top‰̣ۡå¢ Baucher is a head lowering action and softer feel through the rein. This design often proves beneficial for the over sensitive mouth. Highly recommended where help is needed for straightness and bend.

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