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6 Things That You Might Not Know About Clicker Training (5/6)

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 5. I like this one! 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 …

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Tips to Measure the Value of Your Reward

I mean reinforcer. Not ‘reward’. It just sounded better. ūüėČ There is a big difference, let’s take a look at the definitions: Reward noun A thing given in recognition of one’s service, effort, or achievement. “the holiday was a¬†reward for¬†40 years’ service with the company” Synonyms: Recompense,¬†prize,¬†award,¬†honor,¬†decoration,¬†bonus,¬†premium,¬†bounty,¬†present,¬†gift, payment; Informal –¬†payoff,¬†perk; Formal –¬†perquisite¬†“a reward for its …

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8 Important Life Lessons I learned from Positive Reinforcement Horse Training

When I was a little girl learned quickly that I couldn’t boss around certain horses. I also learned that I liked it much better when I didn’t have to. A few decades ago I learned about positive reinforcement (+R) ¬†training and now, 17 years later I can truly say +R has become more of a …

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