Category Archives: Clicker Training

Teaching Shoulder-in and Haunches-in Using Positive Reinforcement

Do you want your horse to be calm, relaxed, supple and body aware? Hmm, that’s an easy one! I think we all answer ‘yes’ to that! 🙂 Working on movement is an important part of a horse’s training – they … Continue reading

Get Your Ass into Gear and Decorate that Christmas Tree!

This video is sure to get you feeling all festive – watching horses, ponies and, yes, donkeys decorate a Christmas tree! “Ass if?!” I hear you say! Well it’s true, though I promise I’ll stop with the donkey jokes! They … Continue reading

Happy Halloween Horses?

Are your horses happy this Halloween? The nights are drawing in, the grass is disappearing and the mud is reappearing… However, if you click on the video below you can cheer yourself up with this Halloween video treat we’ve got … Continue reading

Teach Your Horse a Trick – Step-by-Step Catch!

In my last trick blog, Why You Should Teach an Old horse New Tricks, I talked about the many reasons why I think everyone should teach their horse tricks and gave you plenty of inspiration in the video… Here is … Continue reading

Why You Should Teach Your Old Horse New Tricks

Trick training is Fun. Trick training is Useful. It is underrated in the equine world but everyone should teach their horse new tricks. Why? Read on to find out… I meet some people who get a bit snobby about trick … Continue reading

Hacking with Hannah

In the middle of May, two of my students came to my farm in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales for 3 days of hacking-lessons. They both have young, green horses and wanted some support and guidance to keep everyone confident when … Continue reading

Clicking for Calmness

A calm, relaxed, yet keen, horse is what we’re all searching for, but if you’ve had much to do with horses, you’ll know it’s not easy to get!! Horses are prey animals who are naturally quite spooky because running first … Continue reading

Clicker Training in Portugal – On the Ground

Just back from another fab clicker training trip to Portugal and this one was even better because some Clix College members came, too! This video shows some highlights of the week, using clicker training in a wide range of situations. … Continue reading

Zonkey Training – Removing Zee’s Headcollar (part 3)

This video shows how I built up to removing Zee’s headcollar easily and calmly. It’s a great example of how clicker training can help equines overcome fear without any need for force or drama. It’s an excerpt from a presentation … Continue reading

Snow White – A Pony Tale; Watch it NOW!!

The long-awaited Snow White – A Pony Tale is finally here! A tale of love, passion, attempted murder, drama and HORSES! LOTS of horses! This quirky take on the original tale involves all my own 7 horses in place of … Continue reading

Snow White – Sneaky Peek at Training the Apple Scene!

  Snow White – A Pony Tale is premiering this weekend so we’re all gearing up for that right now! Here’s a sneak preview of the oh-so-famous apple scene, (although with a slight twist on the usual version…) with a … Continue reading

Zonkey Training Continued – Part 2!

Training with the 2 stripey girls has been going really well. This video was taken after I’d been clicker training them for about 2 weeks. They have 2 behaviours solidly on cue and we’ve all learned some interesting lessons regarding … Continue reading

Learning to Learn… And Therefore Teach!

It occurred to me that clicker training horses requires you to be both learner and teacher simultaneously – you’re always learning how to be better balanced, co-ordinated, use new technques and so on, while at the same time teaching your … Continue reading

Hannah’s Video Blog – Sending to Targets

This is an excerpt from a lesson with one of my students teaching her horse to free jump. Lorna came off and broke and dislocated her arm a few months ago and so can’t ride (or even lunge) at present … Continue reading

Zonkey Training!

Happy new year! 2013 has just arrived and one of my new year’s resolutions is to post regular video blogs all about what I’m getting up to. I’m beginning with sharing my exciting start to the year. Introducing the Zonkeys, … Continue reading

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