Clicker Training for Horses: A Video Series

Clicker Training for Horses: A Video Series

Clicker training is slowly gaining ground in the equine world.  Please join me in a series of videos that discuss and demonstrate foundational lessons for both horse and human.  In this edition, we will explore an essential skill for trainers as they begin their...
What Is Clicker Training Horses Actually Good For?

What Is Clicker Training Horses Actually Good For?

Clicker training is one of the recent success stories of equestrianism. It makes use of a bridging signal to indicate the moment of the desired behaviour, followed by positive reinforcement. We are told that training with positive reinforcement is more ethical than...
What Do Trainers Know About How Horses Learn?

What Do Trainers Know About How Horses Learn?

When the June 2016 issue of the IAABC Journal ran an article on eliminating the use of aversives in equestrian training, I felt inspired to offer a summary of my study on the current use of these methods in equestrian training. The notion that positive reinforcement...