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Trailer Loading, What to do when your horse mugs you when you’re talking to the vet

This week we discussed how to Trailer Load your horse with Positive Reinforcement, when grass is all around. How to get training done with so many green distractions. There is hope! Check out the extended Shaping Plan for Trailer Travelling to get ideas that can help you succeed. There are many ways to go about …

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Masterclass with Noche Miller: Understanding Horse Whorls and other outside clues to the inside of your horse

About Noche Miller Noche has been riding horses since before she could walk. Dabbling in every sort of horse activity she could find, she was happy doing anything, as long as it involved horses. After graduating Noche loaded up her horse and moved out west where she spent time doing ranch work. During this time, …

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Tips against Overwhelm

What can you do if you want to do it all, or have the feeling you need to do it all? Or do it perfect? Or right? Or when you’re in a hurry? Basic tips against Overwhelm Breathe and take it easy. Go back in Thinking Mode (and Learning Mode!) Start where your horse is …

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Importance of Visualization in Training

What’s holding you back if you notice that you’re dreading training, can’t seem to plan your sessions, have 1000 excuses for not making a farrier appointment…

Defining Your Clicker Goals

Getting clear about your Goal Behaviour Make clicker training any behaviour easy by following these 3 steps: Start with the End in Mind Describer the behaviour in detail and be as specific as possible Write it down In this module I show you how to do this.

Tips to start Clicker Training

How to solve mugging behaviour or rude behaviours like running into you or knocking over the wheelbarrow in order to demand a treat. How can we teach a horse to ‘respect our personal space’?How can we give our horses clarity when we just start so that they know exactly when to expect clicks and treats …

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Leg Lifting (how and what), Crunches (abs for horses) and Table Manners (safe behaviour around food and treats)

Some common struggles most of us has encountered (or maybe will be with another horse): Leg lifting and Table Manners. Especially Key Lesson Table Manners will come back over and over. If it’s not when hand feeding in training, it can be handy to train your horse to stay at bay until you’ve served the …

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