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Carolyn Jenkinson becomes an ELH Associate Trainer

 I am absolutely overjoyed to welcome Carolyn Jenkinson to the Equi-libre Horses (ELH) team as an official ELH Associate Trainer. Carolyn is a like-minded professional who has been studying with me for many years now. She has been a Member … Continue reading

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Foundations Through To Advanced Training Concepts with The Academy

My personal training journey has been expanding into more advanced areas over the last while as my young horse’s education has been developing. One of these areas is what Ken Ramirez, Executive Vice-President and Chief Training Officer of Karen Pryor Clicker Training, calls ‘Concept Training’. … Continue reading

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The Academy’s FIRST Online Course!

It’s nearly ready for LAUNCH! The Academy of Positive Horsemanship’s FIRST Online Course is just round the corner! How Horses Learn, Feel & Communicate Have you ever wanted to learn more about a horses ethogram, how they communicate with conspecifics, … Continue reading

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The Art of Sculpting your Horse’s Behaviour – Shaping

  Shaping behaviour is the gradual sculpting of a specific behaviour whose very early beginnings arise out of the large pool of behaviours that occur naturally in the animal. It involves changing behaviour by reinforcing variations which are approximations towards the … Continue reading

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Aversives, Evasions & Emotions…

  “Leaning on the rein, pulling through the rein, dropping behind the bit by bringing their heads towards their chest or even raising their heads up and hollowing. These are all termed evasions in the traditional horse world. Those evasions … Continue reading

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Behaviour that is reinforced is either maintained or increases in frequency

Sometimes I am reminded of just how different my Dancer is now compared to just a couple of years ago. The last couple of days they’ve had their hay topped up very early compared to normal. The reliable stimulus predicting … Continue reading

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