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Getting Help: Strategies for Working with Traditional Trainers (Part 1)

I meet a lot of people who are clicker training, but also want to ride or compete in specific riding disciplines. These disciplines usually have a traditional training progression and most of the available resources explain how to develop your horse using negative reinforcement based methods. As clicker trainers, we may not choose to use some of the traditional methods, but we may still want to learn about and enjoy […]

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Superstitious Behavior

Last Friday was Friday the 13th. I don’t consider myself a superstitious person, but I do have to admit that I am unlikely to do anything risky on Friday the 13th. I mean, why take a chance? Interestingly enough, on last Friday I was feeling a bit perplexed over a problem  with one of my training projects and it had to do with a “superstitious behavior” that had crept in and […]

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