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 #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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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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