Is your horse afraid of the farrier? Are you both struggling duringtraining sessions? Do you want to use clicker training butdon't know where to begin?
If you understand how your horse learns and why your training iseffective, you can train faster, more ethically, and moresympathetically. Knowing Your Horse will be a key resource if youwant to better understand your horse's behaviour and make themost of that understanding to improve your trainingtechniques.
Knowing Your Horse gives you a range of practical tools toemploy in solving equine behaviour problems, and training tasks andcase studies demonstrate these tools in use. Emma Lethbridgethoroughly but simply explains learning theory as applied tohorses, and offers practical advice on reward systems, positive andnegative reinforcement, and overcoming fears and phobias. Ifit's not horses but humans that are causing you problems intraining, this book will also help you to explain the concepts toother people. Learning recaps offer quick summaries and traininglogs are provided for your own training notes.