Professional's Choice 8 Ported Waterford BitThis weighted cheek allows for more control and added poll pressure while maintaining clean lateral movement. The cheek pieces are polished steel with decorative silver arrows. The sweet iron keeps a horse?s mouth moist, allowing the bit to move freely. The long shank provides added leverage and control.The Waterford mouthpiece flexes in all directions and is light on the bars. The added center port provides tongue relief. Effective in lifting the head and shoulders, the Waterford links allow for independent rein action and the port encourages collection. Smooth, no-pinch design conforms to the horse?s mouth. Stainless steel mouthpiece.Cheek: 8?, Mouthpiece: 5 ¼?