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The Cupreon Bit Line provides the rider with superior communication and excellent results, through Mikmars versatile designs. This beautiful, quality collection features classic traditional cheeks and three mouthpiece styles to benefit ALL disciplines of the horse world for competition, training, and pleasure riding. All styles encourage harmony and connection between horse and rider. They aid in achieving proper carriage, balance and collection. All offer high quality stainless steel cheeks combined with Mikmars Patented Cupreon Copper Alloy mouthpieces. As with all the Mikmar bits they are designed to be versatile and effective without abuse to the horse’s mouth. (Scroll down to select a particular style of Cupreon bit).


CUPREON

“Cupreon” is a material created exclusively for Mikmar, specifically for horses. This material exemplifies Mikmars dedication to producing innovative products that continue to improve communication between horse and rider. Favorable to horses, “Cupreon” is a superior quality Copper alloy. Due to the composition and oxidation process, this appealing and highly palatable formulation promotes salivation and mouthing of the bit. It is non-toxic and Nickel free. It warms easily in the mouth and is well accepted by horses including those, which are hard to bit. The addition of other metals improves Copper making “Cupreon” a durable alloy with longevity. The unique alloy “Cupreon” is patent pending and available only through the Mikmar Bit Company.


THE MOUTHPIECES

The Cupreon Simple Center Mouthpiece
Simple CenterThe Cupreon Simple Center Mouthpiece offers an uncomplicated yet effective design. Ideal for so many situations, from starting youngsters, to preserving the older horses mouth, it fits a wide variety of breeds and oral conformations. It is excellent for competition and pleasure riding. The double-jointed mouthpiece conforms nicely to the mouth and eliminates the undesirable, pinching and "nutcracker action" often associated with bit evasion and defensive behavior. The vertically positioned "Simple Center" Link is well constructed in both shape and thickness for excellent results. This Center link is combined with various bar sizes and slightly curved bars for a nice softer feel and proper fit. This mouthpiece is available with Two Ring (16mm bar thickness), Three Ring (16mm bar thickness) and Bradoon (14mm bar thickness) style cheeks.

The Ergöm Lozenge Mouthpiece
Approved by both the USEF and USDF, the Cupreon Ergöm Lozenge is a double-jointed style mouthpiece with a unique center link. The Ergöm Lozenge is a grooved center link and is an ideal size and shape for effectiveness and comfort. The bars of the mouthpiece measure 16mm and are curved, fitting properly and conforming to each individual horses mouth. The shape of the mouthpiece combined with its horizontal position eliminates the undesirable “ nutcracker action” reducing pinching, with no palate interference. Because it breaks to the outside of the tongue, it also softens excessive pressure to the center of the tongue and presents a more consistent feel across the mouth. “Cupreon” encourages salvia production and helps keep a mouth soft and fresh over time. Horses accept the mouthpiece well; they chew and relax, resulting in a horse that is content and better prepared to perform. This mouthpiece is available with Loose Ring, Eggbutt, Loose Ring-Eggbutt, D Ring, Full Cheek, and Pelham style cheeks.

The Cupreon French Link Roller Mouthpiece
The Cupreon French Link Roller Mouthpiece offers a copper roller which stimulates saliva production with its rolling action, keeping a nervous or “busy mouthed” horse pacified. The double-jointed, French Link Roller style centerpiece provides excellent control with out abuse. This centerpiece combined with the curved bars measuring 16 mm in thickness, sit properly and comfortably in the mouth. The French Link Roller mouthpiece offers mild pressure to the center of the tongue, yet eliminates “nutcracker action” and extreme pinching of the tongue. Mikmars “Cupreon” encourages salvia production and helps keep a mouth soft and fresh over time. It is well accepted by the horse, they chew and relax, resulting in a contented horse that is better prepared to perform. Suitable for all disciplines of the horse world. This mouthpiece is available with Loose Ring, D Ring, and Full Cheek style cheeks.


Loose RingLoose Ring
LOOSE RING SNAFFLES

The versatile Loose Ring Snaffle bits offer cheeks made of stainless steel with Two Cupreon mouthpiece styles to choose from. The Ergom Lozenge or French Link Roller.

Loose Ring
LOOSE RING EGGBUTT SNAFFLE

This bit maximizes the benefits of the loose ring and Eggbutt style cheek pieces. The 90mm ring accommodates the wider Eggbutt connection.


TWO RING SNAFFLE

The Two Ring features the new "Simple Center" mouthpiece. It is wonderful for achieving elevation and lightness, without over bitting the horse, and is an excellent choice for transitioning from any snaffle style bit when desiring more collection.

Three Ring
THREE RING SNAFFLE

Offering the same function as the Two Ring, with added leverage, it is a good choice for those desiring a slow activating, easy to use Gag with medium leverage.

Weymouth
WEYMOUTH BIT

Meticulously crafted, the Mikmar Weymouth is both beautiful and appropriate for competition and training, making this bit the definitive choice for Dressage or Saddle Seat riders.

Bradoon
BRADOON SNAFFLE

This Bradoon can be used with a Weymouth bit or by itself. This Loose Ring bit offers a 14mm thick version of the "Simple Center" Mouthpiece made of Cupreon.


EGGBUTT SNAFFLE

This bit combines a classic Eggbutt style cheek with Mikmars Cupreon Ergöm Lozenge Mouthpiece. The stable cheek keeps the bit stiller than a loose ring style cheek. It does not move laterally across the tongue as much, and is good for horses that are sensitive in the corners of the mouth.


D-RING SNAFFLES

This stylish bit offers an ideal combination of the preferred size D Ring cheek made from high quality stainless steel, and Mikmars Cupreon Ergöm Lozenge Mouthpiece or French Link Roller. It is a stable and well-balanced bit.


FULL CHEEK SNAFFLES

The beautifully crafted Full Cheek offers a fixed connection for a steady feel. The bars improve turning, prevent pulling through the mouth and eliminate pinching.

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ERGOM LOZENGE PELHAM

Offered in a 4 or 5 inch cheek. The Ergom Lozenge mouthpiece has been reduced in size slightly to maximize function and balance of the bit.