This page lists additional resources for the book “Teaching Horses with Positive Reinforcement.” I will be adding to this page as I have time.
Chapter 6: Targeting
Common targets and target combinations
Applications for Targeting
Targeting a simple object like a cone can lead to targeting scarier objects like umbrellas and clippers.
Targeting is the first step in teaching a horse to pick up and carry items. You can have a lot of fun with this…
These are examples of how to use targeting for husbandry behaviors or as the starting point for other behaviors.