This page lists additional resources for the book “Teaching Horses with Positive Reinforcement.” I will be adding to this page as I have time.
- The section on “back up” in my blog “What can I train? B is for …“
- The section on “reinback” in my blog, “What can I train? R is for …“
Asking a horse to step back using rope/body language/verbal cues. One summer I played with backing a lot with Red. This video shows us practicing backing off rope/body language cues and off a verbal cue.
Backing off a verbal cue. I also had fun teaching Red to back to the mat while I was sitting in a chair. He is using context cues but he waits for the verbal before he goes.