Neue Schule takes on a "new school" approach towards bit technology. With the help of computer design, Neue Schule has the freedom to be more innovative with creation of mouthpieces and cheeks to promote overall comfort for the horse. Neue Schule Salox® Gold rapidly reaches mouth temperature so the bit feels less like a foreign body in the horse's mouth, and aids in relaxation. The Team Up Loose Ring encourages the horse to soften through the jaw, relax and lengthen the neck. It is smoothly contoured over the tongue and therefore, does not dig in.