Moving on a circle

Moving on a circle

A good way of moving is an essential precondition for the horse to develop the necessary strength for carrying a rider. That is true for a young horse as well as a mature animal. In order to be successful, we need to understand the difficulties our horse faces when we...
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...