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Elliptical Dressage Lock Up
The Elliptical Dressage spreads pressure over the tongue. The mouth pieces are curved Comfy to soften the bar pressure. The sides and lozenge are ground flat to distribute the pressure evenly over tongue and bars, which together with the offset links further reduce pressure points, adding a lock and preventing the mouthpiece from closing, eliminates the last of the squeezing pressure on the bars. Allowing for a more accepted and relaxed contact, the horse will draw its head back and tuck its chin in, finding a better balance of control.
The Elliptical Dressage Control has a slightly longer lozenge than a standard Elliptical. The longer lozenge allows pressure to be spread over a larger surface area on the tongue. The lozenge has also been flattened on the underside to create a greater surface area to which pressure is applied, this will soften tongue pressure. Due to the center component spreading pressure over a larger surface area, tongue pressure is not as sharp as an Elliptical Dressage. 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 Elliptical Dressage Control mouthpiece is also curved comfy, which will further soften pressure on the bars. The double-lock on either side of the Elliptical allows the mouthpiece to retain the correct shape in the horses mouth. The Sweet Iron material was chosen as a metal option as it oxidizes. Oxidization encourages salivation and acceptance of the mouthpiece. The double break, Elliptical Dressage Control, is a flexible mouthpiece and will take the shape of the horses mouth.