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- A QUICK GUIDE TO: Positive Reinforcement
- The Beginning
- Reflections on the Stamford Expo.
- It’s all about shaping
- Are you teaching your horse to brace?
- SHAPING IS AN ARTFORM
- Trained to endure or trained to participate?
- Whips and carrots
- Saying Goodbye and reflecting on the good.
- The Ons and Offs of Mat training
- A closer look at food reinforcers
- Start Button Behaviors
Author Archives: clickertraininghorses - Peggy Hogan
Defined simply, when you ADD a positive reinforcer to a training situation, you look to see if the behavior INCREASES, at which point you can say the thing you added was reinforcing. However, don’t be fooled. You are training your … Continue reading
I thoroughly love starting a new horse with clicker training. It is the beginning of a grand adventure; I am confident the experience will be positive for the horse. All of my background of valuable horse clicker training experience recently … Continue reading
Sitting here in the Denver airport with a looooong layover before the last leg of my trip home. Spent the last few days working and lecturing at the Stamford Clicker Expo. It was such a joy to see so many … Continue reading
From time to time I read something posted that suggests that guessing during the shaping process is frustrating for the horse. My experience is that we can easily teach our horses to be creative if we set it up to … Continue reading
If someone said “We need to scrutinize the effect of every single item we use in our interaction with a horse, whether it be a halter, saddle or bridle,” I would whole-heartedly agree. In fact I would probably expand on … Continue reading
Shaping is very potent art form in training. It involves the use of certain tools and concepts. There is a specific function of the click with shaping; it adds precision to our training by marking the exact moment we want … Continue reading