These are the finest braided parachute cord mecates available on the market today. Made from 12 strands of military style parachute cord braided over a nylon core the 9/16" square rope fits well in your hand. It comes with a gaucho knot on one end and leather popper on the other. This mecate comes in 22' length for use with a snaffle bit or bosal. Part of the Buck Brannaman Signature Series.