48 episodes

Welcome to class, Clicker Training Class! Learn the fundamentals of positive reinforcement training (clicker training) in this unique hands-on podcast. A pioneer in this training and now the Head Behaviorist and Positive Reinforcement Trainer at Via Nova Training, Shawna Karrasch takes you step by step through an explanation and exercises you can practice with your horse while listening to the podcast. Joining this class is easy, just click play. Part of the Horse Radio Network.

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    • Wilderness

Welcome to class, Clicker Training Class! Learn the fundamentals of positive reinforcement training (clicker training) in this unique hands-on podcast. A pioneer in this training and now the Head Behaviorist and Positive Reinforcement Trainer at Via Nova Training, Shawna Karrasch takes you step by step through an explanation and exercises you can practice with your horse while listening to the podcast. Joining this class is easy, just click play. Part of the Horse Radio Network.

    48: Helping the Food Aggressive Horse

    48: Helping the Food Aggressive Horse

    Many people think they couldn't go with Positive Reinforcement training because of the way their horses behave around food. In this episode I discuss ways to help horses learn to be mannerly about food. It is easier than you think!

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Equine Clicker 47 Helping the Barn Sour or Buddy Sour Horse

    Equine Clicker 47 Helping the Barn Sour or Buddy Sour Horse

    In this lesson I will discuss separation anxiety. This can be a worrisome and even unsafe challenge for both horses and horse owners. I will discuss ways to help them with their worry while also creating a better association with being on their own or out in the world. Naturally, I will focus on using positive reinforcement to address this issue.

    • 57 min
    Equine Clicker 101 Lesson 46: Make Your Horse's 1st Horse Show Positive

    Equine Clicker 101 Lesson 46: Make Your Horse's 1st Horse Show Positive

    When it comes to horse showing you want a horse who is calm and confident. Horse shows are full on new sights, sounds and smells. Thoughtfully setting your horse up for success at the horse show is more than preparing them for the arena. However, if not done with some awareness, we run the risk of overwhelming(flooding) them and creating a sensitivity to the show environment. I discuss some things to consider before your horse's first show.

    • 58 min
    Equine Clicker 101 Lesson 44: Taking collection under saddle

    Equine Clicker 101 Lesson 44: Taking collection under saddle

    We have discussed how to begin introducing collection in the last lesson. This lesson will move into taking those exercises under saddle using positive reinforcement to create a great association.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Equine Clicker 101 Lesson 43: Introduction to Collection

    Equine Clicker 101 Lesson 43: Introduction to Collection

    In this episode we will discuss ways to prepare your horse for collection. Starting on the ground and discussing what we are looking for.

    • 59 min
    Equine Clicker 101 Lesson 45: Introducing Positive Reinforcment to the "Made" Horse

    Equine Clicker 101 Lesson 45: Introducing Positive Reinforcment to the "Made" Horse

    Most horses that we come across have already been taught a vast majority of the things they know through traditional training. These horse's are often referred to as crossover horses. We are shifting our focus to positive reinforcement, how do we move forward? I discuss how to move forward and recognizing when it would be best to retrain a behavior.

    • 1 hr 8 min

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