Welcome to the Lungeing Course Media Library

Videos of all the exercises in the Lungeing Course are available here as well as some additional features.

Click here to download the PDF file!

Videos

Watch these videos for a better understanding of the practical aspects of working with the lungeing course:

The Aids with Lunge Line and Whip

The Aids with Lunge Line and Whip

This film shows you how to give the aids with the lunge line and the whip in detail.

Leading in Position

Leading in Position

This film demonstrates exactly how you can work on getting the horse to position itself correctly while leading, something that is a most important and useful basis for all further lungeing work.

Stepping Over

Stepping Over

Stepping Over is a key lesson, but is not simple to do correctly. This filmshows how to do it.

The Trolking

The Trolking

The “Trolking” exercise is to teach your horse how to trot in position. You can see here how to do it.

Calling In and Various Methods of Changing Direction

Calling In and Various Methods of Changing Direction

Please click here to see Lisa and Pien demonstrating how to call in and how to go about changing direction.

Working at the Canter on the Lunge

Working at the Canter on the Lunge

Cantering on the lunge is an advanced lesson. This film shows how to go about it.

Exercise: The Volte Circle

Exercise: The Volte Circle

An effective exercise with which you can master the large circle by using voltes. Click here.

Exercise: The Clover Leaf

Exercise: The Clover Leaf

An exercise which provides a lot of variety – this film show you how it works.

Exercise: Slalom

Exercise: Slalom

The „Slalom“ exercise teaches your horse the signal of the whip to the shoulder. This film shows you how.

Exercise: The Steps

Exercise: The Steps

This is a highly effective exercise for teaching the horse to shift its shoulder – this film shows you how it’s done.

Working With Horses With Extra Paces According to the Lungeing Course

Working With Horses With Extra Paces According to the Lungeing Course

This is where to find out how to deal with the special circumstances created by horses with extra paces.

Shoulder In on the Single Lunge Line

Shoulder In on the Single Lunge Line

How to do Shoulder In on a single lunge line is demonstrated by Lisa and Pien in this film.

Correct Positioning – the Wave

Correct Positioning – the Wave

Learn to recognise when your horse is in the correct position! This video shows you what is most important and demonstrates an exercise called “the Wave”.

Physiotherapy and the Lungeing Course

For all of you who are interested in learning more about the underlying science and how the biomechanics of the body work in greater detail Maike Knifka, osteopathic physiotherapist for horses, has written a paper entitled: „Physiotherapy and the Lungeing Course“. You can download the paper here:

Physiotherapy and the Lungeing Course (PDF)

And here Maike explains how to do practical exercises which particularly support the lungeing course work, first in text:

 

Physiotherapy Exercises (PDF)

And on film:

Exercise to mobilise the Jaw Joints

Exercise to mobilise the Jaw Joints

Watch this film to learn how you can effectively mobilise the jaw joints of your horse.

Flexibility of the Poll Area

Flexibility of the Poll Area

Many horses are tense in the poll area. This film is about how to loosen up this area.

Massage techniques for relaxing the stomach and back muscles

Massage techniques for relaxing the stomach and back muscles

In this film you will learn about some massage techniques that can really do a lot of good.

Stretching the Muscles of the Breast

Stretching the Muscles of the Breast

In this film Maike shows you some exercises and holds that stretch the breast muscles.

Tail exercises to loosen up the loin area

Tail exercises to loosen up the loin area

This film shows you how to improve the horse’s suppleness with exercises done through the tail.

Acupressure and the Lunging Course

Patrizia Harneit is an acupunturist who knows the acupoints that can help your horse to relax its muscular systems. With acupressure massage you can use these acupoints without setting in
needles.

Patrizia demonstrates various massage techniques in this film

Examples

Here are some training sessions:

Lungeing Fanta

Lungeing Fanta

In this film Babette and her mare Fanta demonstrate how to lunge correctly according to the Lungeing Course.

Lungeing Maistjarna

Lungeing Maistjarna

And a nice training session from Maistjarna und Lisbeth – you can watch it here.

General Warning and Exclusion of Liability

Handling horses can be dangerous. Performing the exercises in this Lungeing Course is at your own risk. The author, Babette Teschen, assumes no liability for personal injury, property damage, financial loss, or even death resulting from the use of the methods shown. This Lungeing Course shows general methods and training skills that are not suitable for everyone.

As a general rule, an online course cannot replace coaching in person. If you are not certain how to perform an exercise, be sure to consult a professional trainer. The exercise descriptions in this Course are written with great care, and have been explained to the best of our knowledge and belief. I want to provide you with detailed, clear, and, above all correct exercise descriptions. I am, however, not infallible. It is therefore the responsibility of the user to check that the information I provide on the exercises is correct and safe to use. The author expressly reserves the right to change, amend or delete parts of the pages or the entire Course without prior notice, or to discontinue the publication temporarily or permanently.