August 2, 2013.Reading time 2 minutes.
While Freedom was still rehabbing his leg, I thought about teaching him to long line. I had taught Sheldon the day before and he picked it up in about 20 minutes with no fuss or bother and with no help. I was able to long line him and double lunge him (you have one line […]
February 23, 2011.Reading time less than 1 minute.
This is a very cool exhibition ride. My brain hurts just thinking about how to manage all those reins without getting tangled up.
February 3, 2009.Reading time 5 minutes.
Long lining is a technique that many trainers use to start a horse or to introduce new steps in training. Unlike lungeing, when you use long lines it gives you the flexibility to ground drive, double lunge, or work in hand. That’s because with long lining you have a rein attached on either side of […]