Milder than the Citation. Consists of a jointed mouthpiece, round which the lower loop of a metal figure of eight link is permanently attached; the top loops then have an adjustable elastic nosepiece attached to them which in turn is supported by a strap running up the nose to the head of the bridle. By combining the pressure on the nose with the action of the snaffle, the head is lowered giving greater control on a pulling horse. In addition to the psychological restraint imposed by the divided leather central strap running up the face.
Anything of this nature dissuades the horse from poking his nose and getting his head into a high, uncontrollable position. The noseband also tends to lift the bit in the mouth making it more difficult for the horse to get its tongue over the bit.