Straightening and suppling exercises are individual to each horse in training depending on their own stiffness and crookedness. The tips that follow, contributed by both Kassie and Yvonne Barteau, focus on getting the horse in the frame of mind to accept the work which will keep them elastic in the rein and attentive to the leg aids and then progress through understanding and respect of their rider.
Read that again because it is a crucial point.
Your horse has to respect you. If you don’t know what that means, you have not spent enough time around horses and so . . .
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