Less is more

It sounds contradictory: how can less be more? In horse training it often is true. We try too hard. Three examples of less is more. Don’t over ask We expect too much of our horses. We don’t realize during training that a learning process consist out of many, many baby steps, which shapes a behaviour. Work on one criteria …

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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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