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post #21 of 24 Old 07-05-2012, 01:04 PM
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I think so I shall try again when I get home :) do you have horse n hounds forum? they are on my album on there
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post #23 of 24 Old 07-05-2012, 08:12 PM
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Originally Posted by jolie1234 View Post
he is so dopey he will probs be easier than his mum :P my older horse however is definately smarter than most horses so will that make it easier?
For a person to be an effective animal trainer, the person must be smarter than the animal in question.... which is why some breeds/types are harder to train than others!

another thing, does it matter how i use my body language and voice to give a command? or can i use any body language and words?
I think your horses will get used to what you do *consistently* but I do find using rather obvious bodylanguage sometimes is helpful. Eg. When teaching a newbie, exaggerate your cues, including bodylanguage - get 'big', bring your own energy up when you want the horse to respond with energy, relax & sort of slump a bit when you're wanting to stop/slow.
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post #24 of 24 Old 07-06-2012, 03:41 AM Thread Starter
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thanks loosie :) ill bare that in mind!! ill keep you updated!(:
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