Welcome to the wonderful world of Straightness Training – also called ST!
My name is Marijke de Jong and I’ve designed this website with my great passion for horses, and I’m very excited to have you here!
Straightness Training helped lots of riders and horses all over the world and consists of well thought through gymnastic exercises that keep horses fit, supple and strong as a riding horse until an old age.
These training exercises will fit whether you’re a beginner or advanced and they will fit no matter what kind of horse you have, a Norwegian horse, a thoroughbred, a warm blood, it doesn’t matter.
Straightness Training helps every kind of horse to develop symmetrically in body and limbs so that you horse can carry you as a rider properly.
Where To Start?
If you are new to Straightness Training, here is a step-by-step plan for getting STarted.
Let me walk you through an overview of Straightness Training and the opportunities I offer to get you started with ST:
1. Start With Why
It’s more important WHY you do Straightness Training than WHAT you do and HOW you do it.
Therefore, let’s start with this why:
2. Watch The Overview Video
To give you a quick and full impression of Straightness Training, check out the 4-minute video about Straightness Training.
This video gives you a quick overview of the Straightness Training components and their exercises to give you an idea what the Straightness Training journey is all about.
3. Read the FREE ST eBook
When you liked the video then I recommend you to download the free eBook with an introduction to Straightness Training.
The eBook is easy to read and it helps you to understand the importance of straightness in the horse and how to achieve it. The eBook contains clear, meaningful, logical and simple tips to straighten your horse.
The eBook gives you a quick overview of Straightness Training and for lots of riders the eBook has been very enlightening and helpful.
4. Join a FREE ST Facebook group
Now that you are familiar with the basic knowledge of Straightness Training you can decide you want to join the world wide ST Community.
We designed particular ST Facebook Groups for riders in a particular country who are interested in Straightness Training.
Riders of a particular group can post informative, interesting and funny ‘ST’ things to talk about with other members in their country! And you can invite all your friends! A big advantage is that you can talk about ST in your own language in a particular group. And it’s great to find out who lives near to you, so you will perhaps be able to find an ‘ST study buddy’.
5. Read these FREE Articles
There are some articles and topics on this website I recommend you to read to help you get started and to help you understand more about how Straightness Training works.
Suggested reading includes,
- 12 tips to be the best rider you can be »
- Creating balance in body, mind & spirit »
- What is the logical system of ever-increasing exercises I can use for my horse »
- How to start a young horse »
- How to start a senior horse »
- How to start a ‘problem’ horse »
- Continue with topics you’ll find in the the menu to the right.
6. Enjoy the FREE Training
The next step is to join the free mini training »
Learn more about the three steps on how to transform a difficult horse into a dream horse.
Register now for FREE to get 2 videos, a checklist, and an eBook on how to use Straightness Training, so you can achieve the harmony with your horse you’ve been dreaming of:
7. Discover the ST Academy
If you would like to continue your ST journey you can enter the Straightness Training Academy.
In the ST Academy, you’ll discover the clear concepts, tactics, and strategies that helped thousands of riders across the world to get confident and overcome struggles, plateaus, setbacks, and challenges with their horse.
8. Book a Lesson
During the year, you can book in-person and online lessons with a licensed ST Instructor:
Or join a clinic, workshop or other event with one of the ST Instructors:
Licensed ST Instructors are teaching in Australia, Europe, the USA, the UK, Canada, Brazil, South Africa, and many other parts of the world:
That’s about it for now, welcome again to the wonderful world of Straightness Training, and good luck on your ST journey! 🚀