View Full Version : Where to find longer than 30' long lines?

Dutch Lovin' Dressage Rider
Jun. 11, 2011, 12:39 PM
I see standard is 30'. Where can I find something longer?

Jun. 11, 2011, 12:44 PM
I feel your pain. I'm not interested in long-lining on a 15m circle at a maximum.

I spent years looking for longer lines. I finally made my own 50'-ers from some thin rope I found at a marine supply store. It stretches a bit and I don't like that feature. Otherwise, I'm very happy.

You might try a really good western store. I recall some old skool western friends of mine having really long, flat cotton lines.

Jun. 11, 2011, 12:54 PM
Not sure what resources you have where you're located, but I've had custom pieces made by our local saddler/boot repair guy (made a leather lunge to my specs). My instructor also had a lot of luck in the Amish community with work being done for repairs and custom pieces...

Dutch Lovin' Dressage Rider
Jun. 11, 2011, 12:56 PM
Glad Im not alone! 30' doesnt work so well on a big horse on 20 M circle. Yes I like to get my excercise :-) but outside rein around horse is too short. I have rope but dont care for feel. I like flat and light weight.

Just found 35' for $53.95. :http://custom-tack.com/drivingreins.html

Dutch Lovin' Dressage Rider
Jun. 11, 2011, 01:05 PM
West coast. Good idea about leather shop or boot repair making custom reins. Thank you!