Monthly Archives: July 2012

Free Shaped Behaviours

I’ve just joined Peggy Hogan’s facebook group “Clicker Training Horses” and am taking part in a group training session. The first thing to do was write down all the behaviours we’ve already shaped, which was a brilliant exercise for me … Continue reading

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Put Bucket in Wheelbarrow

Frankie’s now putting the bucket into the wheelbarrow on cue. We haven’t quite got it only on a voice cue, but he’s not chucking buckets around willy-nilly anymore The cue is now the presence of the bucket on the floor … Continue reading

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Too Far up the Track?!

Yesterday we went for another walk up the track, this time with Aliss leading Maurice and me leading Frankie. I decided as he was so calm yesterday that I’d just use a normal headcollar instead of the Dually. All went … Continue reading

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Further up the Track

Went for a walk up the track yesterday with Frankie and got further than we have done before and he was really calm all the way! Think we could have got further if I had taken more treats! My step-daughter … Continue reading

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Test and Improve Your Click Timing!

An online test for your click timing http://getyourwebsitehere.com/jswb/rttest01.html And a couple of games to play to improve your timing:

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Core Connexxions

Thanks Jo Hughes for introducing me to this brilliant blog, must make time to do some exercises! Laurie Higgins is a STOTT PILATES (R) certified instructor in both mat and reformer. She also rides horses and is also certified in … Continue reading

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The Ten Laws of Shaping

Raise criteria in increments small enough so that the subject always has a realistic chance of reinforcement. Train one aspect of any particular behavior at a time. Don’t try to shape for two criteria simultaneously. During shaping, put the current … Continue reading

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