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- 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
- The gift of a lifetime
Tag Archives: The Volunteering Horse
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
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