5 Benefits of using a Shaping Plan in Horse Training

5 Benefits of using a Shaping Plan in Horse Training

In positive reinforcement training we need our horse to think about what we want and to make a conscious decision to do it. We don’t push, pull, force or threaten our horse in the right direction and release the pressure, force or take away the threat when he performs the desired behaviour. No, we have toRead more about 5 Benefits of using a Shaping Plan in Horse Training[…]

5 Benefits of Teaching Your Horse to be ‘Patient’

5 Benefits of Teaching Your Horse to be ‘Patient’

The word ‘Patience’ is between quotation marks because this is not really patience. It is ‘just a learned skill’ that looks like the horse is patient. We often tend to think horses have ‘to know by now’ what we want them to do, but in reality we simply have to teach them. In my businessRead more about 5 Benefits of Teaching Your Horse to be ‘Patient’[…]