equine clicker training

using precision and positive reinforcement to teach horses and people

Chapter 6

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…

Video examples of targeting as part of husbandry and medical behaviors:

Buster learns to use an inhaler: video
Tooth inspection blog with video link: video