Category Archives: Progress / Where We Are Now

Keeping it Real

I haven’t posted here for a while as I’ve been having some issues with Frankie and made the decision to use negative reinforcement to deal with his behaviour of pulling away from me when walking down the track. It’s been … Continue reading

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Do You Have to Do That?

Yesterday I read a post on facebook entitled “Don’t” by Bookends Farm and it got me thinking about how words can affect our actions, and beliefs – particularly in connection to how we relate to, and interact with, our horses. … Continue reading

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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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Getting One Horse out of the Field

This video shows how much easier it is for me to get one horse out of the field while the other stays in. Maurice will back up from a “pointed finger” cue and stay put to eat his reward, and … Continue reading

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