The term snaffle bits can be attributed to the Middle Ages. Formerly it was usual to ride the horses on the weymouth with very long cheek bars For watering the horses the miners changed the bit to a very simple one. The name snaffle was born. Nowadays snaffle bits are the most common form of bits. This includes all mouthpieceswith loose rings. A snaffle bit acts on tightening. By tightening he reins the aids will be forwarded onto the tongue and the lower jaw bone. Snaffle bits are available in a variety of shapes and materials. The most common bits are the single and double jointed bits.