Lunging in the Positive Paradigm
Lunging your horses can be a useful way to allow them to move, assess lameness, and teach emotional control in movement. But, without stealing from the flight response, it can be hard to know how to create movement and how to recreate traditional skills. Come to this Session to see real-life examples of creating movement and teaching a traditional skill set non-traditionally, and to learn responsible ways to use lunging in practice. In addition, this Session will describe how nuanced and fine-tuned lunging can become for distance work what confirmation is for riding.