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Horse is terrified of Clipper’s: discussing threshold and desensitization

By |April 3rd, 2016|Ask Shawna, Husbandry Behaviors, On Target Training|

https://youtu.be/ucZNNM_b_EY Well, it has been a while! I have been entrenched in Connection Training…and horses, of course! I am

When and How to Use Something Other Than Food as a Reinforcer

By |August 13th, 2014|Ask Shawna, Clicker and Target Issues, On Target Training|

I put up a new blog post/video on Connection Training. When and how to use secondary (conditioned) reinforcers with your

Using Positive Reinforcement to Overcome a Horse’s Separation Anxiety

By |August 10th, 2014|Ask Shawna, Clicker and Target Issues, On Target Training|

When using positive reinforcement we can help our horses to overcome separation anxiety much easier than without the use of

Using Positive Reinforcement to Correct a Horse’s Mounting Problem

By |August 6th, 2014|Clicker and Target Issues, On Target Training|

This video answer offers some suggestions for teaching a horse to stand quietly for mounting. Using positive reinforcement/clicker training we