The form of the mouth piece as well as the soft transition to the rings prevent pinching and sit stable in the horse's mouth. The different degrees of hardness allows the bit to be used on almost any horse. The Full Cheek is a very steady bit with no pinching by the angled bars. It is useful on horses that need more guidance around turns, like young or very strong ones. The full cheek bit is very popular with jumpers that need to turn quickly.