It’s Not What You Do. It’s How You Do It.

Posted in: Clicker Training, Stories & Thoughts

I thought I would share a very valid thought from Karen Pryor in an article she wrote on her website!

“It’s a sunny spring afternoon in New England at the annual meeting of a group of animal behaviorists. I’m sitting on a folding chair alongside a small corral, watching some demonstrations with horses. My friend Tim Sullivan, curator of behavioral husbandry at the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago, is sitting on my left.

We’re watching a demonstration of clicker training. A calm old police horse is led into the corral and turned loose. The trainer stands on our side of the fence. She has a clicker, a bucket of feed, and a huge target stick that looks like a toilet plunger, with a big padded lump on one end.”

To read the rest of the article, click on the link below:

It’s Not What You Do. It’s How You Do It.

Happy weekend everyone!

Jo Hughes