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The Core Emotions & Stress

Prof. Jaak Panksepp is one of the most important researchers within the field of neuroscience. He has found 7 core emotional systems within the brain which are present in ALL mammals: Primal Emotional Circuits SEEKING – “the basic impulse to … Continue reading

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Too Much Motivational Drive Isn’t Necessarily A Good Thing!

Getting the foundations strong and solid when wanting to train with food is THE single most important piece of the puzzle for successful training using positive reinforcement.   I cover this all in great detail in my Foundation Basics lesson tutorials inside The … Continue reading

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The 10 Laws of Shaping Behaviours

Once you are underway with clicker training (positive reinforcement) you can teach your horse to do anything you can think of! However, there are some rules that are useful to be aware of during training. These rules were defined by … Continue reading

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Combining positive and negative reinforcement

Can I combine positive reinforcement with negative reinforcement? By Catherine Bell, The Equine Independent “Positive reinforcement (+R), particularly when used in conjunction with clicker training, is commonly combined with the use of negative reinforcement (-R) and/or punishment. Typically the aversive … Continue reading

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Equi-libre Horses In The Press!

East Anglia Rider Magazine features Equi-libre Horses in their first ever ‘In Focus’ section Equi-libre Horses are very excited to be able to share some editorial coverage, in East Anglia Rider Magazine, for their very first ‘In Focus’ feature. The October edition of the … Continue reading

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