The key-ball lanyard is connected to the trigger mechanism that will activate the gas cartridge in case of fall. It is already installed and ready to use when you receive your airbag.
You only have to attach the carabiner to the saddle strap to install it.
The key-ball lanyard, included with the airbag, connects the airbag to the saddle strap.The key-ball lanyard, included with the airbag, connects the airbag to the saddle strap.
A clip and a key-ball are located at each end of the lanyard. The key-ball is positioned on the release pin and keeps the mechanical system energized. When mounting your horse, the clip must be hooked to the metal ring of the saddle strap.
CAUTION, we recommend that you do not attach the clip directly to any part of your saddle as it may break in the event of a fall. Also, make sure that your lanyard cannot wrap itself around any part of the saddle whilst riding.