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Category: Equine Training



What is Modern, Advanced Animal Training Using Behaviour Modification?

The Academy is the ONLY one of it’s kind – offering horse owners worldwide the opportunity to learn about up-to-date training protocols and, possibly more importantly, exactly HOW to apply them to horses through our online home study courses. Our … Continue reading

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First Forays into Clicker Training – Q&A

QUESTION Hi group! I spent many years working with horses (old school training), then switched to dogs about 20 years ago. I’m pretty much obsessed with clicker training, and I’m looking forward to my first chicken camp next week. I … Continue reading

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Can Horses Forgive and Learn to TRUST Again?

There is nothing in this world that makes me happier than to share these incredibly special times with this mare. She and I have had a long and colourful history together (14 years) including many years of punitive and coercive traditional and … Continue reading

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Helping Horses Overcome SEPARATION ANXIETY Calmly and Positively

So many horse owners struggle as a result of their horses suffering with, often severe, separation distress Not only is it very distressing for the horse, it can often result in them performing very dangerous behaviour, never mind the fact … Continue reading

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Affiliative Social Bonds & Trust

Horses are prey animals, their flight instinct hardwired in them. To flee is their first line of defence to ensure survival against potential threats and predators. However, they do need to lie down flat to gain their required REM (dream) … Continue reading

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Training with REWARDS is SO much more than ‘Clicker Training’

‘Clicker Training’ was a term coined by Karen Pryor. She was one of the early founders and pioneers of the use of a mechanical clicker in training animals. She brought her experience as a marine mammal trainer into the dog world, replacing … Continue reading

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Clicker Training = Magic Method…Yes or No or a bit of Both?

  So you’ve read some articles and blogs on the Internet about Clicker Training and it really is sounding like the most incredible way to teach your horse what you’d like him to do! You decide to buy yourself a clicker and a … Continue reading

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Two Separation Anxiety Workshops with Jo Hughes on 4th & 11th July

So many horse owners struggle as a result of their horses suffering with, often severe, separation distress. Not only is it very distressing for the horse, it can often result in them performing very dangerous behaviour, never mind the fact … Continue reading

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FREE Course Taster Videos

Earlier this year we launched our pioneering online course – How Horses Learn, Feel & Communicate. This course is not only comprehensive but it teaches you all about the fundamental, underlying principles that will hugely improve your training with your horse. You’ll learn about the principles that define … Continue reading

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The Academy at Total Confidence Live April 2015

I got home very late last night from THE most amazing weekend exhibiting at Total Confidence Live. Massive thanks to my supportive and ever patient co-driver Alexandra Rayner as well as Gill Langridge for all your help. We had a … Continue reading

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