R+ training

Equine Clicker 101 Lesson #2 Leading Our Way to Impulse Control by Jeffers Pet

Shawna Karrasch leads us through working on manners both on the ground and around food. However, we are going to take it a bit further and add movement. We will be reinforcing relaxation and downward transitions. Therefore we put a greater value on our horses choice to quiet their bodies AND minds. Overtime this skill(choice to settle) can carry over to all sorts of real world situations and become an invaluable tool. Listen in…



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    Equine Clicker 101 Lesson #1 - A New Way of Communicating and Bridge Signals by Jeffers Pet

    An important element of horse training and equine behavior is communication. As we introduce positive reinforcement (R+) training techniques, we will first focus on teaching the bridge signal (for our purposes, we will use a clicker). Through this process, we will also practice manners around food and discuss relaxation. In addition, I will talk about why R+ is a super effective and fun way to work with your horse. Listen in…



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