This quote is used by John Ruskin, Tony Robbins and many others.
But it’s true!
Guided by love and skills we can nurture our horse’s learning and development so he can be the best he can be in body, mind and soul.
Then training a horse is like playing music.
When I was young I played cello for 7 years. Read More..
The #1 problem most riders have is that they think “you’re not supposed to have any problems”. But the problem isn’t that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem. The only problem we really have is we think we’re not supposed to have problems 😉
Riders want to have no problems in their lives as a horse trainer, but don’t realize that if this was the case they wouldn’t grow or become stronger. Remember, the path of resistance will always make you grow. Without problems we would not grow.
When people start Straightness Training or start with one of my online programs, frequently asked questions are:
- Do I need to quit riding when I start ST?
- Should I treat my horse as if I am starting my horse all over from scratch?
- Is groundwork all that you do with your horse in the first months?
- Or do people still ride during this time?
- Or would riding during slow down or even inhibit the process of building the correct muscles in groundwork?
When riders start to get enthusiastic about Straightness Training, the most common questions are:
- How often do I need to train?
Here are 7 tips to get a grip on how train your horse with ST!
When people start doing Straightness Training some of the most frequently asked questions are:
- Can I mix Straightness Training with (other types of) riding?
- What if I do jumping/ eventing/ hacking out/ classical equitation/ western / natural horsemanship/…. is Straightness Training something I do alongside this?
- While I build up the exercises from the ground, what do you suggest about riding my horse in the meantime?
- Or do I need to give up what I LOVE?