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Colin Miles Round Twist
The Colin Miles Round Twist is a schooling bit with a wide centre piece creating greater tongue pressure and reducing bar pressure. The rings give the horse something to play with and help keep the horses attention on the bit. This particular joint exerts more pressure than the Control Plate or Elliptical.
The Round Twist creates more pressure points on the bars making it a stronger bit than a standard Colin Miles
The Colin Miles Round Twist creates pressure across the tongue due to the individual rotating rings as the center component concentrating pressure on a small surface area. Pressure descends onto the bars and due to the mouthpiece being a double break, it will create a squeeze on the bars – this squeeze on the bars is less than the squeeze created by a single jointed mouthpiece and less than most double jointed mouthpieces.
The twists in the mouthpiece will create pressure points on the tongue that descend onto the bars. The round twist is slightly softer than the square twist as the twists are rounded.
The Colin Miles Round Twist is available in Sweet Iron. The Sweet Iron material was chosen as a metal option as it oxidizes. Oxidization encourages salivation and acceptance of the mouthpiece.
The double break, Colin Miles, is a broken mouthpiece and will take the shape of the horses mouth.