Definition: A lunge whip is a long whip, approximatly 5 ft. (1.5 m) long, with a lash of equal length and cracker or popper on the end of fine threads that create the popping sound when the whip is cracked. The lunge whip is a visual and audible aid for cueing the horse while lunging.
Pronunciation: lŭnj wĭp
Alternate Spellings: longe whip
Examples:When we first started training our two year old to work on the lunge, I held the lunge line, while my friend directed the horse with the lunge whip.