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Neue Schule Tranz Angled Universal 8023U

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About the Bit
Need control without severity?
The Tranz Angled Universal is an excellent step up from a snaffle. It has a gentle mouthpiece while subtly employing other pressure points to avoid offending the horse. Brilliant for faster work such as jumping, as it allows you to turn more easily and generally eliminates the head toss when asking for the downward transition, eg. when shortening before a fence.
This is a very popular bit and one you will find in most rider’s bit collections. 

This bit will help with

  • Control 

  • Boring down on the bit

  • Getting strong when jumping 

  • Head coming up before or after a jump

  • Turning in fast work

NOT recommended for

  • Horses that are sensitive to poll pressure

  • Horses that are sensitive to tongue pressure

  • Horse that sucks behind contact 

Cheek piece
Universal offers multiple rein options. The main large ring applies minimal poll pressure, working like a loose ring snaffle. The lower ring gives the rider maximum leverage, bringing the mouthpiece into play and applying pressure to the horse’s poll. We suggest using an equaliser or split reins on the main ring and bottom when first using this bit.
The addition of a Curb strap can be added on the cheek piece rings for increased leverage.
Dressage legality*
FEI - No
EA Dressage - No
EA Eventing Dressage - No
Pony Club - No
How it should fit
The Tranz Angled Universal should have 1-3mm gap between the lips and the ring to allow the ring to slide.
Technical Information
Brand Neue Schule
Model Tranz Angled Universal
Mouthpiece Size 5”, 5.25”, 5.5”, 5.75”, 6”
Mouthpiece Thickness 16mm
Ring Diameter 65mm (Middle Ring) 125mm (Whole length)
Material Salox GoldTM Mouthpiece with highly polished Stainless Steel Rings
Model Number NS-8023U
*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.


One of Bit Bank Australia's 5* Rated Horse Bits!

To gain a 5* rating from Bit Bank Australia the particuarly horse bit must meet these 5 criterior:

1. Available in a wide range of sizes
2. Designed to suit a wide range of horses and rider's needs
3. Quality finish for a comfortable fit
4. Designed with the horse's welfare in mind
5. Approved by hundreds of BBA past clients!

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  • 5
    Neue Schule Bit rating

    Posted by Justin Wilkinson on Aug 26, 2019

    This bit was very suitable for the horse I purchased it for

  • 5
    Fantastic Bit!

    Posted by Sam on Feb 15, 2017

    My gelding can get quite strong in jumping, yet other wise has a snaffle mouth. I found this bit brilliant as a step up to add more control during jumping and faster work. Number of different rein options makes it flexible to increase/decrease the strength required. My horse accepted this bit straight away, being soft and responsive, with no resistance at all. Best bit I've ever purchased! Highly recommended

  • 4
    NS Tranz Angled Universal Bit

    Posted by Melanie on Mar 11, 2013

    Originally trialled this bit for my big horse as he has a sensitive mouth yet gets strong on course. I have retired him and decided to try it on my pony and found it really great as she tends to bring her head up when asked to slow and check before a fence. Good salivation and not too bulky looking eventhough she is a pony with a wide gob and needs the 5" width. Thanks Anita. Appreciate the advice in choosing this bit and will be shopping here in the future. what a great place to find the right bit for your horse!!! Cheers.

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