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Category: Positive Reinforcement Training

A Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

I am sure everyone is busy with last minute wrapping and organising for tomorrow’s festivities. However, in a day or two from now we will wonder what all the fuss was about, because ultimately Christmas is all about being close … Continue reading

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FEAR, the orienting response, the flight response and training a default ‘safe’ space

Would you like to create a bombproof, non-spooky horse? One who defaults to your side at liberty when it experiences anything frightening? This picture is the visual representation of the orienting response or freeze response. It is an involuntary physiological and … Continue reading

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Training the Young Horse – Counter Conditioning

From May when she arrived, until about a month or so ago, I’ve been focussed on an in depth counter conditioning programme with Ellie (my 3 year old). Although she hadn’t had all that much handling or training, what she … Continue reading

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