| Category: Longeing |

On both sides of its body, the horse is asked to bend in laterally, to step under the point of weight and to move forward down. You will have made a big step forward in the education of the horse when the young horse has learned these three elements on the longe.

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| Category: Longeing |

Cavesson 300x225 Longeing aids


The young horse is longed using the cavesson and a single line. The horse should not be longed using the bit, because this can cause the horse to tilt its head. Also, the bit gives too many signals in the horse’s mouth.

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Work at hand – basics

| Category: Work in hand |

Work at hand or groundwork makes the horse obey and cooperate with the rider. With groundwork exercises, the horse learns to respond to the aids and it develops proper muscles. This prepares the horse for longeing and riding. Groundwork is done using a cavesson and a lead rope or longeing line.

Cavesson 300x225 Work at hand   basics

The line is attached to the middle ring of the cavesson. In this way, the young horse is easy to control, without harming/disturbing the mouth.

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