Do you want to start Clicker Training your Horse and don’t know where to start? I am super proud to announce that I finally got to write an extended step-by-step guide to start. You can find it on the website of Horse Rookie. In this article I explain in detail how to start your horseRead more about Step-by-step Clicker Training Guide for Horse Rookies[…]
In 2017 I started an online Accountability Partner group for people who joined my online courses and needed help to implement the knowledge. Implementing knowledge is the secret to success Gaining knowledge is not the hardest part, in fact it’s the easiest. Buy a book and you bought knowledge. Now, how many unready horse bookRead more about Enjoy the Power of a Clicker Community[…]
Sometimes people think positive reinforcement doesn’t fit into a system because this training method is horse-centered. They figure since every horse and every situation is different, it’s impossible to create a system. You know what? It’s true that every horse, every training and every trainer is different. If you focus on what every training, everyRead more about 5 Benefits of having a System in your Training[…]
In this series I will be sharing 6 interesting facts I didn’t know about when I started using positive reinforcement in training animals. This is part 1. Some of these are common misunderstandings people have about clicker training while others are facts most equestrians don’t know at all. The goal of this blog is toRead more about 6 Things Your Might Not Know About Clicker Training (1/6)[…]
When you start clicker training your horse you might want to start with something fun and measurable. Key Lesson Mat training is an excellent exercise to start clicker training your horse. It’s a very simple exercise to train and easy to understand for your horse.What does Key Lesson Mat training look like?Your horse steps withRead more about 5 Benefits of Teaching Your Horse to Stand on a Mat[…]
The Key Lessons are my Key to Success in Equine Positive Reinforcement Training. One of my keys to success is Key Lesson Targeting. In this blog I will share the purpose and benefits of this basic exercise. Watch the videos in this blog. What does Key Lesson Targeting look like The horse learns to touchRead more about 4 Benefits of Teaching Your Horse to Target[…]
Not too long ago I wrote a blog about the ‘boring basics‘ which appeared not to be boring at all! I realized that some equestrians maybe still consider basic exercises as ‘exercises’ or ‘basic’ while they can be so much more. I consider HippoLogic’s Key Lessons (Your Key to Success in Positive Reinforcement training) not basicRead more about Benefits of Key Lessons in Clicker Training (2/3)[…]
Here are some barn hacks that will make your life easier at the barn in winter. This winter is one of the coldest in Vancouver, BC, Canada since decades. We had a lot of snow too. Not the nicest weather to work in if you work at a barn. #1 The joy of using de-icersRead more about Tips to make Winter easier at the Barn[…]
I would love to see every horse owner that wants to improve his or her skills to use a training logbook. It’s a tool that is very underestimated. Try it for a month and let me know what you’ve learned!
I rewrote this article. I still think it is one of the hardest myth to debunk, because we have to take a look at ourselves and maybe choose the path less travelled. Not every one wants to do that.