Not All Pressure Is Aversive In Horse Training!

When seeing a pressure/tactile cue it would be easy to assume it is Negative Reinforcement… fortunately it isn’t that simple…

No we don’t need to feed every step with …

Behaviour Chains: A few really common questions around this subject are: Do I have to feed every step, for every R+ behaviour? Or how do…

Five Reasons Why The “Click” Is Necessary For Reward Based …

Why is the Clicker necessary for reward based horse training? Won’t just reinforcing behaviour with food be enough?

Solving My Biting Horse With Food

How I used food to solve my biting horse. Biting is a symptom of a deeper more complicated problem. Removing the food isn’t the answer…

Classical Conditioning: The Most Overlooked Element Of Horse Training

Ever wondered about the R+ horse that pins its ears during training? We all know the horse that is trained with food and bites… maybe…

The ABCs Of Horse Training

We have talked about Learning Theory as well as LIMA and The Human Hierarchy. These previous posts outline how to go about horse training in…

Horse Whispering, LIMA and Humane Hierarchy

Horse Whispering was so fascinating to me. I remember first learning about horse whispering. There was a book written about Monty Roberts on my book…

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