Lounging - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Training Horses > Horse Training

Lounging

This is a discussion on Lounging within the Horse Training forums, part of the Training Horses category
  • Lounging inner tubes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    06-09-2010, 07:31 PM
  #11
Weanling
I think I would hold off on the lunging for a bit (a break so to speak) and work on ground manners. Starting with tieing, a horse that doesn't stand tied is annoying among other things. How I would teach him to stand tied is to use the inner tube technique. - You need a very strong and well anchored post or piece of fence (something along those lines). Then you need an inner tube (strong, thick circular inner tube not a tiny bicycle one...lol). Take the inner tube and have it across the chosen tieing post (making sure it will never slide down and he gets tangled in it) so you have each hand on either side of the big circular inner tube (kinda like a big 'U' and the post is in the middle). You will tie your horse on the ends of the inner tube you held on to. (I hope that makes sense, it's hard to describe 3D circular stuff with words alone). Now when he pulls back the inner tube will give a little so that he won't strain himself or anything, and still give resistance. Thus teaching him to give to the pressure.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help with ground/lounging work Klassic Superstar Horse Training 2 01-12-2010 04:50 PM
free jumping/lounging help chika1235 Horse Training 4 12-12-2009 06:39 PM
Apparently, this horse likes lounging... Brighteyes Horse Training 6 06-07-2009 11:18 PM
lounging a yearling? Starryeyed Horse Health 4 04-27-2009 02:34 PM
Yeah, we did it - Lounging (long reining) Brevet Sady Horse Pictures 8 05-30-2008 07:18 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:21 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0