The Original Straightening Training®

Gabriele Rachen-Schöneich and Klaus Schöneich

Training and rehabilitation

Our experience of over 30 years shows that most cases of lameness and gait disorders can be reversed with the straightening of the horse. The importance of this training step is greatly underestimated. It is the foundation for keeping the riding horse healthy.

Management of horses with PPSM2

Management of horses with PPSM2

Is your horse concerned with PSSM2? We have experience in rehabilitation, training and holistic management of horses with myopathies. Don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Clinics 2023

Clinics 2023

Our event calendar for the coming year 2023 is slowly filling up. Are you also interested in organising a hands-on clinic over several days or a seminar day with Gabriele Rachen-Schöneich or Klaus Schöneich at your equestrian centre? Then send us your enquiry by e-mail with the desired date, we will be happy to inform you about the procedure and pricing.

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Instructions on how to get to ARR in Germany from UK

Thanks to Robin Pettigrew, who drove his horse himself to and from Germany, we have now detailed instructions for you on how to get your horse from the UK to our training location in Germany. It is easier than you might think and certainly cheaper! Please find below the text as a pdf.

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Gymnastize the equine athlete? Yes please!

Gymnastize the equine athlete? Yes please!

Whether amateur or elite athlete: stretching exercises are part of the standard repertoire for every sports enthusiast. In horse training, however, every formal deviation from the textbook lesson has a dubious reputation – quite unjustifiably, if you know the sport physiological background.

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Clinics and seminars

Clinics and seminars

We hold clinics and expert seminars at home and abroad. Would you like to organize a clinic at your stable or your riding club? Then please note our versatile clinic modules.

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How to put backbone into horse training

How to put backbone into horse training

A fundamental rule of horse training under saddle is that your horse has to "engage through the back". However, the background of this principle is unfamiliar to many riders and even trainers.

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