Stockman Short Shank for Endurance

The Stockman Short Shank is a leverage bit, meaning that it multiplies the pressure applied by the rider.

The shorter the shank, the more force is needed on the reins to provide a given amount of pressure on the mouth. The shorter shank bits only need to rotate a short distance before applying pressure on the horse's mouth than longer shanked bits. Therefore, the horse has less warning in a short shanked bit.

The curved shank is condusive to a nose-out head position when working. In addition to campdrafting these bits are suitable to other disciplines including cutting and endurance.