Food Rewards - a study
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Training Horses > Horse Training

Food Rewards - a study

This is a discussion on Food Rewards - a study within the Horse Training forums, part of the Training Horses category
  • Horse Food Rewards
  • Training horses with rewards

Like Tree6Likes
  • 1 Post By Saddlebag
  • 2 Post By xlionesss
  • 1 Post By morganarab94
  • 2 Post By jaydee

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    06-27-2013, 05:35 PM
  #1
Showing
Food Rewards - a study

The article was much longer than this and the experiment was done with food, wither scratching and doing nothing with yearlings and 2 yr olds.

Our studies show that actions of a positive value induce an increase in the horse’s attention, not only toward a particular stimulus (e.g., food) but toward the entire situation,” said Céline Rochais, MSc, PhD candidate in the equine behavior department of the University of Rennes, in France. “Attention is a key element in the learning and memorization process (as shown by previous researchers); an increase in a horse’s attention can explain the increase in its training performance rates when using food rewards.”
toto likes this.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    06-27-2013, 05:47 PM
  #2
Super Moderator
Makes sense. After all we humans are far more likely to jump into action if we thing there's a reward in it for us
     
    06-27-2013, 05:52 PM
  #3
Yearling
Quote:
Originally Posted by jaydee    
Makes sense. After all we humans are far more likely to jump into action if we thing there's a reward in it for us

Especially food! Maybe that's just me, though....
jaydee and morganarab94 like this.
     
    06-27-2013, 06:00 PM
  #4
Weanling
Quote:
Originally Posted by xlionesss    
Especially food! Maybe that's just me, though....
Nope definitely not just you.
jaydee likes this.
     
    06-27-2013, 06:03 PM
  #5
Super Moderator
Yes food will do it - if I was a horse I'd be the one that they kept moving by dangling a carrot on a fishing rod just in front of its nose!!!
xlionesss and morganarab94 like this.
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rewards after raising and training TimberRidgeRanch Horse Training 0 05-29-2013 07:02 PM
Pushy clicker trained horse and alternative rewards? kayhmk Natural Horsemanship 74 02-14-2013 05:17 AM
rewards after riding and training advice. MyLittlePonies Horse Training 8 06-10-2011 09:21 AM
Treats as Rewards eaferg Horse Training 30 01-02-2010 04:50 PM
Degrees... What to study for? Jessabel Horse Talk 8 10-14-2009 04:38 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:48 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0