The first thought that comes to my mind when a person tells me ‘Clicker training doesn’t work for my horse’ is ‘Why not? Is he sleeping?’ Just kidding. (Klik hier voor de Nederlandse versie van dit artikel). Listen to this blog on YouTube: Horses can be trained either by using an aversive to reinforce behaviour (negative reinforcement, -R) or usingRead more about 6 Reasons Why Clicker Training Doesn’t Work (and What You Can Do About It)[…]
I wish every horse owner, trainer, clinician and riding instructor knew about these and shared them…
Earlier this year I wrote about the key lessons (your keys to success) for horses. Not only the horse needs to be set up for success, but also the trainer. These three Key Lessons are for Trainers*). They will help you reach your goals quicker and enjoy the journey more: a training plan, a shaping plan and a trainingRead more about Key Lessons for Horse Trainers[…]
Recently I have received the same question from several people. Why do you need a clicker when you could just use your voice as a bridging signal? What are the advantages of a clicker? Why a bridging signal is needed If you want to reinforce certain behaviour one has to reward the horse at theRead more about Bridges, powerful tools in horse training[…]
How do you start with Clicker Training? It’s easy. Here are some tips for a successful start.