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.
Watch these videos for a better understanding of the practical aspects of working with the lungeing course:
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
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.
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
Please click here to see Lisa and Pien demonstrating how to call in and how to go about changing direction.
Exercise: The Volte Circle
An effective exercise with which you can master the large circle by using voltes. Click here.
Exercise: The Clover Leaf
An exercise which provides a lot of variety – this film show you how it works.
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
This is where to find out how to deal with the special circumstances created by horses with extra paces.
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:
And here Maike explains how to do practical exercises which particularly support the lungeing course work, first in text:
And on film:
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
Many horses are tense in the poll area. This film is about how to loosen up this area.
Stretching the Muscles of the Breast
In this film Maike shows you some exercises and holds that stretch the breast muscles.
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
Here are some training sessions:
In this film Babette and her mare Fanta demonstrate how to lunge correctly according to the Lungeing Course.
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.