Designed for more control in finished performance horses. The angled shank causes immediate response. The purchase/shank alignment ratio increases leverage, creating pressure to contact points. Use for competition and schooling, not daily training. Inlaid copper mouthpiece with a higher port increases degree of contact withthe palate, offering tongue relief with 1 1/2" width. For collection with a finished horse. Shank length: 7 1/2"