Category Archives: Clicker Training

Positive Reinforcement training based upon rewarding desired behavior with a marker (click) and a treat.

Playing with a ball – clicker training

Teaching a horse to roll or play with a ball is an easy thing to do with clicker training. It’s a variation of Touching Target, but can become a game you play together, kicking the ball at each other to … Continue reading

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Implementing a training schedule (part 3)

Well, those recent posts were all well and good but how are you going to do this day to day? How do you even make this plan of Friendship-Liberty-Traditional? The first thing I do is create a list of what … Continue reading

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Cantering and leg lifts!

I had to rush back to the barn around 3 p.m. A severe thunderstorm with hail and lightening is predicted all through the night so I went back to take down the electric tape so the ponies could access the … Continue reading

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Finally back to some sort of work

Dante seems sound enough to get back to some basic work. I still think he seems a little off but I’ll need a helper to trot him off so I can view him from behind and lately I’ve been on … Continue reading

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Still lame and very cold

I thought Dante had recovered enough to be let out to the big pasture, but the next day it was obvious that no, he was still sore on his stifle, so back to stall rest. (this photo shows that we … Continue reading

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