Beating Lameness! A Journey to Sound Functional Horse Movement

Do you have a horse which has struggled with soundness despite much investigation and much professional help? Perhaps looking at the entire horse and its functional movement patterns is the answer.  Here an owner who has started on the journey of the ARR Functional Movement Training taught by Klaus and Gabrielle Schoeneich from Germany shares […]

5 Horse Riding Goals from Georges Dewez

How to ride better and develop the art of horse riding in harmony and balance with your horse is a life time pursuit and goal for most riders. Horse riding with poise and elegance requires skill, dedication and fitness.  The illusion of doing nothing whilst doing everything is one which Georges Dewez carries off with […]

A trip to the Schoeneich ARR Centre in Germany

In February of 2016, Sarah Braithwaite and Jo Ellis of Forageplus travelled to Germany to visit the Schoeneich ARR Centre where one of Sarah’s horses was spending four weeks in straightness horse training. This report is a short account of  watching and being taught the Schoeneich techniques for correct movement in horses. Klaus Schoeneich will […]

Schoeneich Functional Horse Training – UK 2018

For over 25 years the Schoeneich’s have taught their system of functional horse training at the Centre for Anatomically Correct Horsemanship in Germany and returned hundreds of lame horses to soundness through using movement as physiotherapy. This clinic aims to look at functional movement patterns in the horse and how training for correct functional movement […]

Sore backed horse? Saddle or Training Issue?

So you have a horse which keeps having a sore back. To help your sore backed horse you get the physio out, the osteopath, the vet, the chiropractor, the equine body worker.  They work on your horse’s back, it seems to get better but it yo-yos back and forth, sore one day, not so bad […]

Horse Straightness Training Changing Your horse

2014 was the year life changed for both me and my beautiful chestnut Arab CSA Mahrice (Moo) because we discovered the power of horse straightness training. Through a great friend I was introduced to the horse straightness training work at Carreg Dressage and managed to get a lesson with the wonderful Georges Dewez, who has […]