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Solving Problem Behavior with Clicker Training (Leg Lifting)

One of my horses, Fionn, is not (yet) cool about lifting his legs for cleaning and trimming. I’ve never had mini horses before but I can totally see how people would manhandle them instead of training them properly. An adult is so much stronger and it’s enticing to think you can ‘win’ by holding his leg up. But are you really winning that way?

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6 Things You Might Not Know About Clicker Training (3/6)

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 3. 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 to …

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