This shank will give more leverage while maintaining a soft feel. A step up from the short shank allowing the rider to move forward to the next level of training. All of these bits should be adjusted to fit with one wrinkle in the horse's mouth and a loose curb strap to allow 2-3 fingers. This mouthpiece works similar to a smooth snaffle. The twist adds bar pressure helps to sharpen the focus of a finished horse.
Cheek: 6 1/2", Mouthpiece: 5 1/8"
NOTE: This bit will rust when exposed to moisture. This creates a sweet taste in the horses mouth and promotes salivation.