Cottage Craft American Gag
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The American Gag from Cottage Craft is a snaffle bit with top ring which the cheek pieces attach and lower shanks for the reins to attach to. It has a leverage action, although it is not classed as a true leverage bit because there is no curb chain, so when the reins are used the mouthpiece slides on the curved cheek making the bit lift in the horse's mouth. Being a gag bit it should normally be used with two sets of reins.