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Neue Schule Tranz Angled Eggbutt Snaffle 8023E

Neue Schule

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About the Bit
Do you need something to help promote a true and consistent contact? Have a young horse that needs some help with lateral work and straightness?
The Neue Schule Trans Angled Eggbutt gives stability within the mouth, boosting the horse's confidence to seek the bit. This bit is very beneficial for short, tense necks and excellent for directional control and no loss in feel unlike other fixed cheeks (ie. the horse will not fix against the hand). This bit can benefit a horse that is inconsistent with the contact or that tends to sit behind the contact rather than take the bit forward. The Eggbutt cheeks can also help a rider with unsteady hands by smoothing out some of the bumps and wobbles in the aids to the horse.

This bit will help with

  • Sucking behind the contact

  • Inconsistent in the contact

  • Steering and Straightness

  • Keeping the bit still in the horse’s mouth due to unsteady hands

  • Encouraging bit acceptance

  • Bit sliding through the mouth

NOT recommended for

  • Horses that get strong or lean

  • Horses that are sensitive to tongue pressure

Cheek piece 
An Eggbutt keeps the bit still and steady in the horse’s mouth giving the horse a more stable and constant feel.
Dressage legality*
EA Dressage - YES
EA Eventing Dressage - YES
Pony Club - YES
How it should fit
The Eggbutt should fit snug up against the horses lips with 0-2mm gap.
Technical Information
Brand Neue Schule
Model Trans Angled Eggbutt
Mouthpiece Size 5”, 5.25”, 5.5”, 5.75”, 6”
Mouthpiece Thickness 16mm
Ring Diameter 70mm
Material Salox GoldTM Mouthpiece with highly polished Stainless Steel Rings
Model Number NS-8023E

*Whilst we make every effort to ensure our information on dressage legal bits for each association is the most up to date and accurate, Bit Bank Australia accepts no liability for incorrect information - the responsibility is on the rider to make sure they are using equipment that follows the rules and regulations of their chosen discipline.


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  • 5

    Posted by Meg on Jun 25, 2022

    I contacted Bit Bank regarding a bit to encourage my new horse to take the contact, increase his confidence in the bit and steadiness in the bridle. The team was fantastic! They recommend the NS Tranz Angled Eggbutt Snaffle. The results have been great! Based in Tassie, it is hard to always make the right choice online, however with the 30 day trial, this has enabled me to try the bit without worrying about getting it wrong. Thanks Bit Bank!

  • 5
    Great all rounder bit

    Posted by Kim Packer on Feb 05, 2021

    The Neue Schule trans angled eggbutt is a great all rounder bit. A good starting point for any horse. Fits true to size.

  • 5

    Posted by Myra Reynolds on Oct 28, 2020

    I had tried two different bits on my recently purchased mare, and she wasn't super happy with either of them. I spoke with Charmae and after describing the symptoms she recommended this bit. From the moment I put it in my ponies' mouth I could tell she was happy. So great to have the expert advice as there are so many bits available and it can be overwhelming.

  • 5

    Posted by Lisa Parry on Oct 07, 2020

    Purchased for young ASH being classically trained. He was a bit unsettled in the mouth , and not settling into the contact ..after a week of this bit it's made a huge difference. He is much more comfortable and obviously very happy with this bit . Thankyou !

  • 5
    NS tranz angled Eggbutt

    Posted by Myra Reynolds on Sep 28, 2020

    So happy with this bit, one ride and I can feel the difference! Happy horse and happy rider. The bitting consultation is such a wonderful service, I wouldn't have known which bit to choose without the expert advice.

  • 5
    Bit Review- Neue Schule

    Posted by Izzy Guinness on Dec 05, 2019

    Awesome bit, my horse loves it. Soft and supple.

  • 5
    NS Trans Angles Eggbutt Snaffle

    Posted by Michele on Nov 20, 2019

    My mare took to this bit so well I was able to remove the flash noseband straightaway. She is still training nicely and is happy to take the bit forward and down to stretch her neck.

  • 5

    Posted by Kim Phillips on May 15, 2017

    Made a huge difference, really happy.

  • 5
    Neue Schule never disappoints

    Posted by Laura on Nov 20, 2015

    I recently purchased a Neue Schule Tranz Angle Eggbutt Snaffle for a new horse after having had success with another of their bits (team-up) with my other horse. From the first ride she was a lot steadier on the contact, reaching, bending and quieter in the mouth. Highly recommend this brand of bits - pricey but worth it for a happy horse! Fantastic, fast delivery from the bit bank as well!

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