10% Off!
HorseTackCo.com Limited Time Offer
Promo Code: SummerHeat
HorseTackCo.com Limited Time Offer

One time use per customer. Offer may not be combined with any other promotional offers or discounts, applied to previous orders or to Business to Business orders. Offer excludes taxes, shipping & handling charges, processing fees and the purchase of gift certificates. Some products will be excluded from discounts due to manufacturer guidelines.

Search for Products
 Enter Keywords Below:

Free Shipping on orders over $100 [click for details]

Lunge Equipment For Horses

Select a Category Below
Cavesons for Bridles or Lunging
Long Lines or Driving Reins
Lunge Lines, Horse Training
Side Reins, Horse Training
Surcingles, Lunging Equipment

General Information

Horse Lounging

Longing is a technique for working and training your horse. A horse is asked to work at the end of a long line and respond to commands from a handler on the ground who holds the lounge line.

Longing is performed in a large circle with the horse traveling around the outside edge of a real or imaginary ring with the trainer in the middle. Lounging your horse helps maintain your horse in top physical shape when riding may not be possible. The benefits of Lounging are numerous. Young horses can be lounged before they are old enough to bear the weight of a rider.

This ground work will be invaluable when it comes time to begin riding a young horse because lounging allows him to stretch and loosen the body so that balance and engagement of the hind quarters will improve.

©2006 - 2014 HorseTackCo.com, All Rights Reserved