features a copper-wrapped mullen mouthpiece with a rope noseband. the mullen mouthpiece with copper wrapping at the bars in combination with the rope noseband helps to get your horses nose and round out the turn. the copper mouthpiece also keeps the horses mouth moist which makes the horse more willing to be trained. it is a favorite of many timed event riders because it is such a proven winner. excellent for training young timed-event horses and the competition horse that is already patterned stainless steel ring cheek, 5" mouth.