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Colin Miles Square Twist
The Colin Miles Square 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 Square Twist will create more pressure points on the mouthpiece, increasing the strength.
The Colin Miles Square 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 square twist is a stronger specialization than the round twist as the spines are sharper. This specialisation does applies a great amount of pressure on the tongue and bars as each curve does create an individual pressure point where it lands.
The Colin Miles 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.