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16 Things You Should Never Feed Your Horse

Horses love food and adore special treats like snacks that you can give them for good behavior or when you are clicker training them. There are snacks that are good for them and then there are some that you should not consider feeding to a horse. Please click on the infographic below to see it full size for easy reading. 16-things-you-should-never-feed-your-horse.png (PNG Image, 800 × 7500 pixels) The infographic is by the team at Ride-away Save
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Horses are more than just horsepower they are intelligent

Horses are not just built to run, they can do more than we think. Most people believe that horses have a brain like the size of a walnut. The size gives us the idea that they do not think, are not conditioned-response animals, have no sense of concept. Guess what – equines are sensitive just like us. Horses are known to be independent thinking animals that like to be free to move about and not confined to small places. If you compare horses that are left in open fields to those that are kept in the, they will possess different  behaviors. The stall-bound horses behavior manifest in form of pacing around the stall, chewing on the walls, kicking and biting in order  to try to cope with stress. However, the horses on the open field will not show that kind of behavior as they are not acting against their will. Proof that horses think. Horses have different ways of showing that they can make use of their brains, for example, dressage. Dressage means training. It is one of the equestrian sports where the physical, mental and athletic ability of the horses are tested. They are expected to perform at there […]
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Colt Starting Clicker Training Book

Horse training book about clicker training your horse. Written by Leslie Pavlich.
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Clicker Training Horses Course

Clicker Training for the Horse 101 This brand new 10 week course on clicker training equines has been added to PENZANCE’S Online Educational Series and begins November 12th Brief introduction to Positive Reinforcement training of the horse with more detail focused on the Terminal Bridge, Intermediate Bridge, Behavior Modification, Shaping and Variable Reinforcers. Meet in live classroom once weekly. Posted materials and class transcripts stored online for easy access anytime. Course teacher is Gwen Santagate. Her credentials and background can be found on The Penzance Horse in the “About Gwen” link. Software requirements are easily met… Requires Microsoft Power Point Reader and Adobe Acrobat Reader. (both can be found on the internet for free download.) For more info and to register visit The Penzance Horse SPECIAL OFFERING UNTIL NOVEMBER 30TH… Anyone who registers as a full student for any 101 course can have a friend register for just 1/2 tuition! If you’re interested in this, please email Gwen Santagate at: caballus @ charter.net. (please remove spaces in email address) If you have any questions please contact Gwen. Note from Joni: I love clicker training for my ponies and dogs and I think everyone with an animal to train should keep […]
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