Equine Clicker 101 Lesson #36: Timing is Key for Shaping Behavior

Timing is key in any type of training and positive reinforcement training is no exception. This certainly holds true when we think about shaping movement. In this lesson I discuss some tips to develop better timing and targeted results.

 

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Equine Clicker 101 Lesson #35: Stop Your Horse Diving for Grass or, How To Make Hand Grazing Fun Again

Shawna Karrasch discusses the common springtime issue…diving for grass. We will discuss some thoughts and strategies to minimize this annoying habit. Understanding their motivation, offering valuable reinforcements, and creating strong and salient cues can really change things!

 

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Equine Clicker 101 Lesson #34 Eliminate Fly Spray Fears

In this lesson, we discuss and practice getting ready for fly season. We walk through the steps to getting our horses comfortable with being sprayed with fly spray.

 

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Equine Clicker 101 Lesson #33 Bridling: Teaching or Reteaching

Teaching your horse to happily participate in bridling isn’t hard to do when utilizing positive reinforcement as part of the equation. In this lesson I discuss what steps to take to create seamless bridling. In addition, I discuss how to change the reluctant horse into a happy participant.

 

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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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