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Control Plate Square Twist
“The Bombers Control Plate is set at 45° to follow the contour of the horses tongue. Consequently, a horse who uses his tongue as a means of pushing against the bit and therefore taking control, will draw back and tuck his chin in, coming back to a better point of control.
The Square Twist will create more pressure points on the mouthpiece which will make it stronger than the Round Twist and Smooth.”
The Control Plate 45 creates a pressure on the tongue. The plate is angled at 45 degrees to sit flat on the horses tongue, due to the wide center component, pressure is spread over a large surface area. Pressure descends onto the bars and due to the mouthpiece being a double break, it will create a squeeze on the bars – however this squeeze on the bars is less than the squeeze created by a single jointed mouthpiece. The square twist is a stronger specialization than the round twist as the spines are a smaller, sharper surface area. This specialization does apply a great amount of pressure on the tongue and bars as each curve creates an individual pressure point where it lands. The Control Plate 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, Control Plate 45, is a flexible mouthpiece and will take the shape of the horses mouth.