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  • How to assemble clinton andersons handy stick
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    10-15-2012, 12:12 AM
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Foal
How to make a lunging whip??

I didn't know if someone already started a thread about this but.. I know a little bit about Clinton Anderson Fundamentals and I can't afford his training tools, I would like to know how to make a lunging whip myself. Anyone have any ideas?
     
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    10-15-2012, 12:16 AM
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Trained
Welcome to the board :)

The Clinton Anderson "handy stick" isn't a lunge whip. A lunge whip is flexible through it's whole body and has a long string. The Clinton Anderson style stick is pretty thick and solid in its body and then has a string. I think the Parelli's call theirs a handy stick. The no-brand ones are called natural horsemanship training sticks. They're all the same thing, just in different colors!

If you google "natural horsemanship training stick" you will find cheaper alternatives.
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    10-16-2012, 10:53 AM
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Foal
Okay thank you!!
     
    10-16-2012, 10:58 AM
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Never buy anything that has a celeb name attached to it
They were selling lunge whips at a tack auction we recently went too for $1 each - brand new. Good quality
Check out the online tack stores like Smartpak, horse.com, Dover Saddlery, Valley vet
     
    10-16-2012, 11:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Conall97    
I would like to know how to make a lunging whip myself. Anyone have any ideas?
Go to feed/tack store. Find whip section. Pick out lunge whip. Take to register and pay.

If you want a pig stick with a string attached, which is just what 'handy stick' really is, buy a pig stick and attach a string.
     

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