The Soft Rubber Eggutt Jointed Snaffle from Korsteel is a more gentle alternative to a traditional, thinner stainless steel bit. The thicker mouthpiece is softer on the corners and the bars of the mouth than a thinner bit, as the pressure created by the reins is spread over a larger surface area. The soft rubber is a good alternative to the harder rubber as it is even more gentle than the hard rubber bits, and encourages the horse to chew and salivate. The single joint of this bit works mainly on the tongue, the roof and bars of the mouth. The eggbutt rings encourage the horse to take the contact, as the bit sits quiter in the horse's mouth than the traditional loose ring bit. The eggbutt cheeks will not pinch the corners of the mouth, as a loose ring could. This bit is dressage legal and should be checked for general wear and tear before every use.