My key to developing connection on the lunge line is to move with the horse rather than remain stationary in the middle of the circle. Just like any other part of connection, there are three parts: energy/speed (set by horse), direction (set by me) and distance from each other (collaborative). The lunge line is just like working at liberty except I have a tool (the lunge line) to help reinforce direction and distance.
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Kyle's training philosophy relies on establishing a strong connection through ground work at liberty to result in a greater working relationship under saddle. He is a Level 3L Certified Harmony Horsemanship instructor and a multi-year RRP Thoroughbred Makeover competitor with competitive experience in Mountain Trail Challenge, Dressage and Reining. Kyle's calm yet upbeat approach will give you great insight into ways you can develop a stronger connection with your horse resulting in a confident horse that consistently responds with "yes."