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taclyn 06-27-2008 10:24 PM

John Lyons
What size pen do you need to do round pen training? I am thinking of downloading a e book from John Lyons called Round Pen: First Steps
An Easy Guide to the Methods of John Lyons

iridehorses 06-27-2008 10:46 PM

I like a 60' pen. I used to have a 90' pen but found it was too large.

Sara 06-27-2008 11:25 PM

If you are just looking for a ground work pen, you can go under 60'. If you want to ride in it as well, 60' is a good all around size.

Megan 06-28-2008 12:14 AM

I agree, 60'. As a riding/ground work pen, ours at the barn is about 70'. For the weanlings/yearlings it's 60'.

taclyn 06-28-2008 11:34 AM


Dumas'_Grrrl 06-28-2008 01:36 PM

60' is just about perfect. I really like John Lyons too. Although I grab bits and pieces from everyone I have 2 John Lyons books and I find him really easy to follow. He makes that all important common sence really make sence for me when I'm stuck. Good Luck!

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