Can you Teach a Horse to Jump with Better Form?

Can you Teach a Horse to Jump with Better Form?

By |2018-10-08T20:12:24+00:00August 13th, 2014|Ask Shawna, Clicker and Target Issues, Jumping|0 Comments

You can use positive reinforcement to change a horse’s jumping style. People tend to leave it up to luck but we can help a horse to improve his technique. Positive reinforcement has proven to be a phenomenal tool for helping horses to overcome water and stopping issues. It can help a horse to become bolder, braver, more relaxed or more energetic depending on what we focus on. . With the positive reinforcement we can motivate them to WANT to jump and the use of a bridge signal allows us to draw attention specific body parts or actions.

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