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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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solutions for treat crazy mugging horse with clicker training

Key Lesson ‘Table Manners for Horses’: stop mugging and pushy behaviours in clicker training

Teach your horse manners to stop mugging, biting, grabbing the treat and being pushy around food and treats in training. The key lesson ‘Table Manners for horses’ increases safety and it provides clarity. Use this exercise to prevent and stop frustration and undesired behaviours in your horse. Table Manners is one of 6 Key Lessons …

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