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There are a number of ways of using a reversible bit. No 1 was with the top rein in the top ring and the curb rein in the top slot. That was the standard form. A horse with a harder mouth or in need of a bit more control, the curb rein was dropped to the second hole in the shank. For a really hard mouth, the rough side of the bit, the scallopped face was reversed and placed on the bars of the horses mouth, making it much more painful and therefore, theoretically anyway, making the horse more responsive to the bit. It is not recommended for horses with a sensitive mouth and can really upset them.