hoof target

Preparing for a hoof stand by HippoLogic

Husbandry skills: hoof care (part I)

The term ‘husbandry skills’ refers to all the behaviours you want to teach an animal in order to take care of them safely. Daily  husbandry skills are haltering, leading, grooming, cleaning hooves, cleaning nostrils, eyes and ears and so on. Medical procedures like drawing blood (important in zoo animals) or administering medication (injections, oral medication, ointments) …

Husbandry skills: hoof care (part I) Read More »

Best Basics: take targeting to the next level

Of the seven key lessons in clicker training  ‘targeting’ is my favourite at the moment. I love targeting so much because it is inexpressibly versatile and I am excited because I just discovered new possibilities of this game myself. What is targeting In targeting you ask you horse to touch a target with a body part. …

Best Basics: take targeting to the next level Read More »