Key Lessons (your Key to Success in R+)

A Shaping plan consist of enough small steps for your horse to be successful in your training

5 Benefits of using a Shaping Plan in Horse Training

Using a shaping plan will help you make your training more effective and less stressful. 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 …

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Key to Success: make a Shaping Plan

Clicker training your horse can be difficult and confusion. The Key to Success is writing a shaping plan. A shaping plan is a written manual to train a behaviour from scratch. In shaping the trainer splits the goal behaviour into easy achievable steps for the horse. Then you rehearse and reinforced each step, until your …

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