Originally Posted by AndreaOllendick
Thank you so much! Also how much are the lunge lines? Do you have to have a special one? Also, would lunging my halflinger be a good way to get him to loose weight? Sorry about all the questions lol.
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Re cost of lunge lines: I think you might be looking at $20-25 for a line, depending on where you live and what's available there or what you are able to order on line. In a pinch, you should be able to use a rope with snap attached - if you're going that route, make sure you're wearing gloves (which you should regardless) and you keep the rope drapped in large loops in one hand to avoid getting caught in it.
Re lunging for weight loss: I personally don't feel this would be appropriate. I always feel the longer a horse is kept lunging, the greater the potential damage to its joints and the greater the boredom factor. When I lunge it's with a view to seeing where the horse has his head at before I ride or as a training exercise to get it used to new equipment.