Category Archives: Straightness Training

Forward Down Frankie Session 2

Here we’re doing our 2nd session of Straightness Training “Forward Down” working towards a better head position. Ideally the horse’s head shouldn’t be lower than the sternum, but here we’re still concentrating more on the idea of getting the head … Continue reading

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Introducing the Cavesson: Maurice Session 1

Here are the video clips from Maurice’s first session of Straightness Training: “Introducing the Cavesson / Forward Down” How I See the Session: I worked with Maurice after I’d worked with Frankie, so I think I expect/ask too much of … Continue reading

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Introducing the Cavesson: Frankie Session 1

First Straightness Training session with Frankie, “Introducing the Cavesson / Forward Down” Here are the video clips of our very first session (looks like a lot but they’re each only about 1.5 mins long) – a bit hesitant and muddled, … Continue reading

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Introducing the Cavesson

Today we started the very beginnings of our Straightness Training by introducing the cavesson (something new for all 3 of us!).  The first exercise in ST is ”forward down” which teaches the horse to relax his head and neck forward … Continue reading

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Marijke de Jong Straightness Training

I’ve just signed up for Marijke de Jong’s Straightness Training home study course! Marijke presented a 2hr free webinar introduction to Straightness Training last night and I really loved her philosophy and approach to horse training.  I already know some … Continue reading

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