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 […]

Research shows horses can talk to us!

Stuck for something to teach your horse this weekend? Well check this out because now scientific research has shown that horses can talk to us using symbols! Horses can talk to us We all know as horse owners that our horses can talk to us in many different ways from pushing and nudging us, to […]

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 […]

Win a lesson with Steve Halfpenny

Would you like to win a lesson with Steve Halfpenny at Northop Equine Centre, Coleg Cambria, Northop, Flintshire? Forageplus are looking for a confident rider and horse partnership.  The partnership should be competing in dressage, eventing or show jumping. They will be awarded a free lesson and assessment during Steve Halfpenny’s lecture and demonstration on July […]

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 […]

Manolo Mendez, his talent and skill with horses!

Manolo Mendez visited the UK at the beginning of June 2014. This was a unique opportunity to watch him at work with a range of horses and riders of all levels both ridden and in hand. Find out what others have to say about Manolo’s work below. To whom it may concern, Having had the […]

Joint Problems in Horses

Do we have the whole story? The January 9th, 2014 edition of UK, Horse & Hound contained an article discussing joint problems in horses and whether joint problems in horses are on the rise. The article was intended to bring experts together, help decide whether joint problems are on the increase and inform owners of […]