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solutions for treat crazy mugging horse with clicker training

Prevent Your Horse from Becoming ‘Treat Crazy’ With this Simple Solution

I like to call all horse people who use treats as reinforcers in training (to get behaviour) horse trainers. They are deliberately influencing their horses’ behaviour. I love that! When they talk about using treats in training often lots of objections are raised. In this series I give solutions for these common objections and beliefs. …

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A Shaping plan consist of enough small steps for your horse to be successful in your training

5 Benefits of using a Shaping Plan in Horse Training

Using a shaping plan will help you make your training more effective and less stressful. In positive reinforcement training we need our horse to think about what we want and to make a conscious decision to do it. We don’t push, pull, force or threaten our horse in the right direction and release the pressure, force …

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Fun exercises to start clicker training

Having fun is important because it keeps you and your horse¬†motivated. If you start positive reinforcement training/clicker training you can be overwhelmed by ‘everything you have to do differently’. Not only do things in a different way, but also exactly in the opposite way. If you come from a traditional background training and riding horses …

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