This bosal is designed for use as a starting bosal on a horse that is transitioning from the snaffle. The soft nylon cord nose button is easy on the sensitive noses of young horses and the balance in this bosal allows signals to be given quickly and accurately. The weight of the heel knot allows for instant release of the pressure on the nose when the pull on the mecate is released. This Bosal is made of 7/16 inch nylon rope. The 7 inch nose button is braided of soft nylon (parachute) cord. At 5 inches in width between the hanger buttons this bosal is 11 inches in length from top to bottom.The 7/16 inch nylon rope is tied to form the heel knot and braided over with parachute cord. The heel knots on all Dennis Moreland Bosals are heavy to give instant release when the pressure on the mecate is released. This bosal comes with a handmade 1/2 inch Latigo California Style Hanger.The mecate is made of round 5/8 inch brown braid on braid nylon rope. It has a tassel at one end and a 5/8 inch leather popper at the other end.This 6 strand Horse Mane Hair Mecate is firmly twisted by an expert twister around horsehair cores and are 22 feet long. It is designed to meet the requirements of refined feel for even the most discriminating hackamore reinsman.