The Chifney, also known as an anti rearing bit, is designed for leading spirited horses and ponies. The Chifney attaches to a slip head or headpiece, and has a single loose ring for the lead rope to attach to at the back of the horses chin. The thin bit with V shaped mouth will dig into the horses tongue should the horse try to rear or pull, and can be very effective. The anti rearing bit should be used with care as with any severe type of horse bit and is for leading only.Enables you to have more control over the horse. Bit strength: severe. In hand use only.