How to fit the cavesson

How to fit the cavesson

In my article „Why use a cavesson at all“ I explain why I recommend using a cavesson for lungeing. How to fit a cavesson correctly Put the cavesson on the horse and adjust first for correct length. The nose piece should sit about 1 to 3 fingers’ width below the cheek...
Why use a cavesson at all?

Why use a cavesson at all?

With a well-fitting and correctly adjusted cavesson you can exactly position and direct the horse’s head during lunging; even, after some preparation, at a great distance (see the Course in Lungeing). Using a cavesson lets you achieve the poll position required for...
Getting used to the cavesson

Getting used to the cavesson

Now you know why I recommend a cavesson for work on the lunge and which models are suitable for working with the Course in Lungeing. I also showed you how to adjust the cavesson correctly. Some horses need to get used to the tightly fitting cavesson. It is really...
Lungeing course work with older horses

Lungeing course work with older horses

The owners of older horses often ask if they can work according to the lungeing course.  The question cannot be answered definitively as distance diagnosis is impossible to do and silly to try to do. This section should however give you a helping hand in deciding. ...