As many of you know I am now able to regularly exercise my horses and along with that comes getting some serious training happening with jarred.
I've also bought the pessoa lunging system to use as a training aid but I've been told to go slow with it otherwise I might do more harm than good. Sooo, how does this sound?
Im planning on lunging every second day and riding every other day at this stage. Today I started lunging but only with side reins so as not to go too hard to soon with the lunge system. I kept the side reins long enough that would have about the same contact as I would have when riding him. I figure ill do that for a week or so and then slowly tighten them over the next few weeks and then around the end of the month ill start with the pessoa system.
Today I only lunged for about 5 minutes each side but I figure ill work my way up to 10 each side.
Once I start with the pessoa I was figuring ill spend about a month on each method. There are four methods starting from a reasonably loose set up right up to set up for fully engaged position.
Am I going to slow with this or am I on track? He has very little muscle at the moment and I don't want to rush him or hurt him.