This Black Oak Birch Figure 8 Bridle is designed with the comfort of the horse in mind. Its flat, fancy stitched figure 8 noseband with rings, round raised 3/4" padded browband, and 5/8" cheek pieces provide ultimate comfort while allowing the rider maximum control. Additionally, its smartly designed padded threaded crown and padded flaps behind rings on the noseband make it gentle on the horse's poll. All hardware is made with stainless steel, with buckle ends. Crafted with finest drum-dyed leather, this bridle is an ideal choice.