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Sherlock's 3rd Longeing Lesson


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Held in an open round pen with horses nearby in pastures, grazing, racing around.
Entire lesson was 30 minutes.
Sherlock's 3rd Longeing Lesson - <font size="4">high head, hollow back, too much knee

Hollow

At first, most fresh horses will start out with some degree of poor form such as a high head, hollow back, too much knee and hock action, not very much length of stride, hindquarters not engaged.

A horse needs to warm up before you can hope to get him in a better frame.

Sherlock's 3rd Longeing Lesson - If asked to move out before they are thoroughly warmed up, they will race very fast.

Racing

If asked to move out before they are thoroughly warmed up, they will race very fast.

In this case, a horse turned out in an adjacent pasture galloped the whole length of the pasture which set Sherlock off.

It is good to expose a horse to things happening around him while he is being trained so you can work through them.

Sherlock's 3rd Longeing Lesson - Pitching a wave with the longe line will often slow down the action  and get a horse more organized.

Pitch a Wave

Pitching a wave with the longe line will often slow down the action and get a horse more organized.

Here you can see that Sherlock has balanced himself and is tracking up well underneath himself.

This is good.

I nipped it in the bud.

Sherlock's 3rd Longeing Lesson - he is starting to use his body in a more organized fashion.

Better

After I reverse him and ask him to canter, you can see that he is starting to use his body in a more organized fashion.

That's because he is warmed up mentally and physically and is learning how to carry himself in a more collected frame.

 

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