Clicker Training Horses home
- When tricks “out-trick” fear.
- I so wish
- The Wildfire Diaries – Emergency recalls.
- The Wildfire diaries – when the conditions change the horses change.
- The Wildfire Diaries – horse training lessons learned from a crisis
- 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?
Tag Archives: Clicker training horses
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
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
Sometimes I get caught up in conversations where people devalue the use of food as a training tool and then I stop and remind them what I’ve accomplished. I have worked with many, many horses who were very troubled. Some … Continue reading
I have a friend who is a wonderful trainer. More recently she noticed that her animal had begun to change in response to the available reinforcers. Because the animal knew that sometimes there were other more tasty treats available, and … Continue reading
Magnified To review, I have decided to teach 4 horses, in a herd environment to go to station that is marked by a colored item, in this case a frisbee attached to a board. So the first step is teaching … Continue reading
I’ve been working on a project but haven’t spoken much about it. Since my move with my 7 horses I’ve been presented with a training opportunity, working up close and personal with resource guarding. In my other setup, it evolved … Continue reading
Recently I posted a video of a little horse happily self loading into a trailer. It has gotten a fair amount of attention because it is very cute but also because people can see the enthusiastic way this horse approaches … Continue reading
In every horse discipline there seems to be a catch phrase or reminder of how to go about teaching the horse what you want. One in particular comes to mind that everyone seems to immediately assimilate into their jargon, and … Continue reading
The Volunteering Horse: MY PURPOSE AND EMPHASIS IS ON HOW WE TEACH BEHAVIOR. It is in the teaching phase that I avoid pressure techniques and where I use positive reinforcement to SHAPE, CAPTURE, TARGET, MOLD, AND LURE in an effort … Continue reading