Neue Schule bits have been ergonomically designed using the latest technology to produce high performance superior bits for all disciplines and levels of riding. Neue Schule bits are made with Neue Schule Salox Gold which is a high copper alloy used for its high thermal conductivity and anti-tarnishing properties; Salox Gold quickly reaches body temperature and so encourages relaxation and acceptance of the bit. The Neue Schule Verbindend Universal is a brilliant versatile all-rounder which offers control and extra lift from the shoulder without discomfort or severity as the mouthpiece is uniquely contoured to create a channel for the tongue, allowing your horse to soften and relax through the jaw. Read more… The universal cheeks are a very popular rider choice for faster work as they offer extra control and enhanced turning. There a 4 rein options, including using the Curb strap and pelham roundings. The Neue Schule Verbindend Universal is also highly recommended for flat work/training in order to lighten the forehand, thus developing throughness and establishing self carriage.