When educating your horse, it's best to use all 5 Straightness Training components:
This video gives you a 15 sec overview of the 5 training components:
I just wrapped up the ST Instructor Clinic in Brazil – AMAZING experience!!
The Brazilian ST Trainee Instructors Victor Gueiros Freire, Marianne Van De Sande Lee and Juliana Dorneles showed great progress, not only in their journey to become the best horse trainer they can be, but also in their journey to become an inspirational teacher, who adds great value to and who makes a true difference in the lives of humans and horses.
It was so great to help not only Victor, Marianne and Ju, but also ST Mastery student Helene Ecklin, Beatriz Lefèvre and Victor's stable managers Willian Pinheiro and Afonso Da Silva in taking the next steps towards the next levels in Straightness Training during 4 intensive days.
Trust me: Your plan will not equal reality 😉 And there is no 'high way' to success, only 'tourist routes' 😉
Every great journey comes with difficult times. But those seemingly bad or painful experiences are sometimes the most important!
The forward-down tendency and lowering the horses neck is an important part of riding horses, and it's the second key of Straightness Training, but it is not the only part!
When a rider rides a horse only in forward-down – without engaging the hind legs in a proper way – the following symptoms might arise:
Whenever you are doing Straightness Training, always introduce your horse to his environment before you introduce him to the exercises, especially in clinics in a foreign environment. Read More..