Friday, February 06, 2009

Clicker Training to Halter a Horse

Description by the video owner:

This is Pamela a 6 yr old gaited mare. She is a former show horse who was ridden in a severe curb bit. My goal is to ride her bareback and in a halter. My plan is to treat her like a horse who has never been ridden. I've been working with her once per week over the last several weeks on haltering, leading, groundwork, and preparations to ride. When we first began it would take 30 minutes to get the halter on. She used to run off to the other side of the paddock at any suggestion that I might raise the halter to her head. Now she just walks off a few steps. We're down to just 5 minutes to halter. Clicker training has played a very prominent role in this process.

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Wednesday, February 04, 2009