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Winners of the World Equine Clicker Games

Winners of the World Equine Clicker Games

You might remember when I blogged earlier in the month about the World Equine Clicker Games. I even shared a few entries that I particularly liked. Well, the Equine Clicker Conference was held about a week ago in England. From what I hear, it was a great success! Conference attendees got to view the top […]

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horse going through a covered bridge

Animal Training Research: Teaching trailer loading using positive reinforcement

Many horses resist loading into a horse trailer. A trailer is a strange, noisy box on wheels – it’s no wonder many horses are afraid. Unfortunately, horse trainers have traditionally resorted to negative reinforcement based methods when teaching trailer loading, tactics based out of force and discomfort. Trainers create potentially dangerous situations when they try […]

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