Earlier this month, I purchased a paperback copy of Katherine Bartlett’s new book, “Teaching Horses with Positive Reinforcement.” The book arrived in my mailbox at the end of last week, and I’ve enjoyed browsing through it over the past several days. Many of you may already be familiar with Katherine (Katie) Bartlett. Her main website, […]
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Did you know that horses could be trained with clicker training? In this section you’ll find lots of information about how positive reinforcement training methods can be used to create horses that are smart, brave, athletic and enthusiastic about training. If you’re skeptical, I recommend starting with this blog post, which summarizes a research study that examined whether clicker training causes horses to bite.
I am slowly sharing notes on my blog from a clicker training clinic with Alexandra Kurland that I attended in November 2014 in Arkansas. This post is a continuation of those notes. For the rest of my notes, please visit my clinic notes page. Alexandra opened the weekend by showing us a lovely video clip […]
This post is part of my notes from a horse clicker training clinic with Alexandra Kurland that I attended in November 2014 in Arkansas. For more notes from this clinic, please visit my clinic notes page. We spent one evening at the clinic talking all about cues. Of course, this subject is a pretty big […]
Last weekend, I spent a lovely three days in northwest Arkansas at a horse clicker training clinic with Alexandra Kurland. We had a great group of people and a great group of horses, including two grey Andalusians, a Friesian gelding, a big bay Percheron cross mare, and a cute little black pony. Unfortunately, my camera […]
Recently, I was reading over some of the posts from my conference and clinics notes page. And I realized that I had never finished posting my notes from the 2014 Art and Science of Animal Training Conference! So, I’ll be sharing notes from the last three talks this week and next week. You can find […]
Note: I found this post when I was going back through some drafts that I had typed up, but never published. This story is actually from three summers ago. However, I love these pictures of Lil’ Bit and Josie, so I thought this post was still worth publishing! Hope you enjoy it and hope your […]