Myler Bits Eggbutt with Hooks MB33
The Myler Bits Eggbutt with Hooks MB33 is a Myler Level Three bit as it is the mildest tongue pressure, giving plenty of room for the tongue and swallowing. Because of the higher port, a curb chain is recommended.
The Eggbutt snaffle bit ring with fixed attachment of the mouthpiece and slots at the top and bottom of the rings are for bridle and rein attachment. There is also a small hole behind the top slot for a curb chain.
This cheekpiece is used for both English and Western riding. It has a direct rein action when the rein hook is not used. It has indirect rein action when the rein is fixed on the rein hook. There is little to no leverage when the hooks are used.
Myler Bit Level 3
Stainless Steel Eggbutt with Hooks with Stainless Steel Ported Barrel (MB 33, Level 3) Copper Inlay Mouth 5".
The Myler MB33 mouthpiece is the mildest in terms of tongue pressure. The generously wide port allows room for the tongue to pass under the bit so the horse can swallow easily. This mouthpiece works primarily off the bars, lips, chin and poll. There is little to no palate pressure. The MB33 has Independent Side Movement.
A curb chain or strap is recommended for ported mouthpieces.
A Myler Level Two-Three horse could:
Have basic training and a solid disposition and good self control
Have advanced training but with a disposition that requires more control
Be overly bold, timid, excitable or have a tendency to spook
Be training in a discipline that requires tongue relief tempered with precise control
Be training for Endurance, Barrel Racing, Jumping or similar
Be ridden in a Level Two bit and showing resistance