The Fager Marcus has it all.
With the Fager Marcus Bit you get a 100% super smooth surface even around the joints which means it’s a very comfortable bit to wear. Marcus’s joints will never push against the sides of the horse’s palate or put uneven pressure over the bars. Therefore it’s a very comfortable bit that shapes naturally around the tongue and reveals the bars from constant pressure.
The material Sweet iron will slowly oxidize and rusts. The oxidation has a sweet taste that horses like and which encourages salivation. We recommend sweet iron if you want more contact in the hand, the taste will make the horse seek the contact more.
Fager’s designs are always straight horizontally = Never has a bigger bend forward. We design them that way to keep the balance point (BP) in the mouth. If you have a bigger bend forward, you will also move the BP forward and slowing down the process of your aids. It has also been shown to protect the bars and flesh from abrasions and rub marks and wounds on the most sensitive horse.
NOTE: The balance point will still be kept even if it has a slight bend over the tongue = Upwards.
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Normal in size, are you between sizes, go up. Take a look at our handy sizing guide here.