Kimblewick bits and flippan bits work with a leverage effect, albeit on a smaller scale than, for example, a pelham. It's also possible to move the rein to various positions, so in its simplest form, it can be almost likened to a Baucher bit. The Kimblewick bit is highly valued for its flexibility,Read more
You can ride with a rein in a fixed position, or with double reins to adjust during the session. Kimblewick bits and flippan bits are very similar, but the attachment for the rein differs significantly, making it a bit more flexible. The flippan bit has become very popular, and many horses are comfortable with them. There's also a wide variety of mouthpieces ranging from rubber to leather or pure metal.