Well balanced shank with medium leverage. The port allows good tongue relief and a slight palate pressure for good control. Sweet iron is a great choice for a bit mouthpiece because it will naturally rust into a light patina. The rust creates a sweet taste for the horse and makes the bit more acceptable and increases salivation for a supple mouth.... (read more)Diamond R products are designed and manufactured to Reinsmans specifications and quality standards. Products were developed to provide a value priced option to all riders.