A snaffle bit is the most common type of bit used while riding horses. It consists of a bit mouthpiece with a ring on either side and acts with direct pressure.
The Baucher Bit is ideal for dressage riders. It is the perfect intermediate bit between the Loose Ring Snaffle and the Weymouth Bit. This variation allows the rider to exert effective pressure on both the horse's mouth and the horse.
This bit allows no pressure on the palate. Balanced weight distribution on tongue and jaw. Horses can easily be ridden on the bit. No nutcracker-effect. More forgiving to mistakes caused by a rider's strong hand or pulling on the reins
The Waterford comprises of many link making it hard for the horse to lean on it or grab it. Waterford bits should just be used by experienced riders as it can be quite severe.