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Equine Clicker 101 Lesson #28 Mindful Leading

Leading often leaves something to be desired. In this lesson, we discuss ways to help get your horse refocused and back in the game of leading. It is often too much momentum that leads to many of the challenges so we discuss ways to help our horses practice some impulse control.

 

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Equine Clicker 101 Lesson #27 Biting and Nipping and How To Fix It

In this lesson, we discuss why horses bite. It’s not always what you might think. We also discuss positive and constructive ways to address the unwanted behavior.

 

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Equine Clicker 101 Lesson #25 Recognizing Your Horse’s Body Language

In this lesson, I discuss equine body language, facial expressions and the importance of recognizing when our horses go over threshold. These observations give us important information that we can use to improve our training. Our horses’ emotions are an important part of our relationship and they definitely come into play with training. We will take a look at how our horses respond in different situations.

 

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Equine Clicker 101 Lesson #19 A to B’s Useful and Fun Exercise for Your Horse

In this lesson, we bring how to teach our horses to go from point A to Point B. This is useful for exercise, for teaching your horse to go away from you, to trailer load, and for teaching your horse to jump or go over obstacles.

 

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Equine Clicker 101 Lesson #17 Teaching Your Horse to Go Forward, On the Ground and Under Saddle

Many people struggle with good ways to motivate their horse to go forward…to WANT to go forward when asked. In this lesson, we discuss ways to help your horse go forward. By utilizing positive reinforcement we put something in it that the horse wants and values and this is a game-changer. We will discuss how to use targets and liberty leading to get your horse to respond to traditional cues. The process will change your horse’s association with this behavior. We will also discuss how to fade these tools so that your horse will happily respond to your cues.

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