equine clicker training

using precision and positive reinforcement to teach horses and people

The alphabet blogs index

A is for …

apply ointment
around the round pen
asking or answering questions
adduction
artist
agility

B is for …

backchaining
back up
bandaging
basketball
bathing
bend
blanketing
blindfold
bodywork
boots
bow
bridling

C is for …

canter
carry
cavaletti
cha-cha
chaining
chin rest
circle
circus bow
clipping
collection
color discrimination
come
concept training
counting
crossing legs
cues

D is for …

dancing
dentist
discrimination
distance
distractions
doors and doorways
dribbling (a ball)
drinking
driving
duration

E is for …

ears (care and targeting)
ears forward
enrichment
eye care
exhale
extend (a leg, neck, etc.)

F is for …

feeding time
fetch
flag training
flashlight
flowchart
fluency
fly masks and bonnets
fly spray
flying change
foot targeting
turn on the forehand
forward
fun

G is for …

generalization
girthiness
go forward/out
goat on a rock
going places
grazing on cue
grooming
goals
ground driving
ground tying
groups
grown-ups
guide horse training

H is for …

halt
halter
harnessing
hats
turn on the haunches
head bumper
head lowering
hoof care
hoof stand
hosing
hug

I is for …

inhaler
in-hand work
injections
intelligent disobedience
interactive puzzle toys
introductions
investigating

J is for …

jambette
jingle a bell
jog
jump
jump rope

K is for …

kick a ball
kiss
kleenex
kneel
knock-it

L is for …

laugh (smile)
laydown
leg yield
leading
leg lifts
lengthen
liberty work
liberty leading
lift head
long lining
lower head
lungeing

M is for …

mat work
match to sample
medicate
mounting block

N is for …

nasal spray/aerosol vaccine
neigh
new cue
nicker
no
nod
nose work

O is for …

obeisance
obstacles
open
oral medication
over

P is for …

painting
park
passage
pedestal
piaffe
poles (step over)
polyvagal theory (see V for vagus nerve)
potty training
pulse
push (a ball)

Q is for …

queue
quick
quiet
quiet nose targeting

R is for …

rear
reinback
relax
release
retrieve
reverse round pen
riding
roll
rope handling
round pen work

S is for …

send
shake
sheath cleaning
sideways
sit
soaking feet
spanish walk
spin
stand
start buttons
station
stimulus control
stretch

T is for …

targeting (touch)
tarpthermometer
tooth inspection
trailer loading
trailer unloading
trot
trim bridlepath
twirl

U is for …

u turns
udder cleaning
umbrella
up

V is for …

vacuuming
vagus nerve (polyvagal theory)
vegetables

W is for …

walk
water crossing
wave
whoa
worming
wound care

X is for …

x-rays

Y is for …

yawn
yes

Z is for ...

zero