Welcome to class, Clicker Training Class! Learn the fundamentals of positive reinforcement training (clicker training) in this unique hands-on podcast. A pioneer in this training, Shawna Karrasch takes you step by step through an explanation and exercises you can practice with your horse while listening to the podcast. Joining this class is easy, just click play. Part of the Horse Radio Network.

Listen below! Also available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.


Equine Clicker 101 Lesson #40 Hand Targets and Teaching Recall

Utilizing our hands as targets is easy to teach and obviously convenient. In addition, pairing it with their name becomes is an easy way to teach a recall.
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Equine Clicker 101 Lesson #32 Take Your Horse From Liberty to Under Tack

As we begin training we often teach behaviors with our horses at liberty. This gives them a choice and provides us with a lot of information. But how do we move from liberty work to utilizing equipment while still giving our horses a voice? In this lesson I will discuss the different ways to transition to traditional equipment and cues.
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Equine Clicker 101 Lesson #31 Preparing to Take Your Training on the Road

It is important to be sure that our horses understand and chose to focus on the things that we have taught them, even in new and distracting situations. I discuss ways to strengthen your horses focus and build reliability with your training.
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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 #26 Under Saddle Tools For the Spooky Horse

Techniques for helping the spooky horse to focus under saddle. The key is that it is the horse’s choice to redirect his attention back to working with his rider. Often times we utilize equipment that controls a physical response, but the horses can remain in the same internal, emotionally charged state. When the horse chooses to focus, it really is the horse choosing to regulate his emotional response to the situation. It is a game changer!
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