This Doubled and Stitched One Buckle Slide Ear Headstall is amde of 5/8" race track harness leather lined with oil-tanned lining leather. Race track harness is a very dense, fine grained leather which makes it strong but flexible. This is the best leather that you can buy. The lining leather feels good against your horse's face. This headstall is hand-edged, hand-rubbed, treated with Neatsfoot Oil and hand rubbed again. The beveled buckle is stainless steel. The leather beneath the buckle is hand sewn together to prevent the buckle from slipping.