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    I wanted to share this article I wrote, mostly so people can learn about what positive reinforcement/clicker training really is and how it works. The goal of sharing this isn't to cause trouble or push this method on anyone, so if you're not into it that's fine, just keep scrolling :) I put...
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    I have heard so many mixed thoughts about clicker training. Seems as if people are all gung-ho for it or are outright protesting against it. Personally I like the look of it. I was just wondering what you guys think about it. Have you ever used it with your horse?
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    Chikita a miniature 33" pinto mare. 2 years and 5 months old. Purchased Chikita on the 21 st of December 2013. My aim is to teach her to do all the cute tricks as well as ground manners. Once she turns three I will be using the clicker to help training in Driving. - I've spent the past 6 days...
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    Hi, I want to start clicker training with a yearling and am wondering what other CT users use for a clicker. Which type/brand do you use? I've heard of ones with a whistle component that I'm interested in training a whistle call to be an emergency recall. Do you wear it on your wrist, finger...
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    I just have a few questions about clicker training: 1. Do you have to use the traditional clicker-button thing, or are there alternatives? 2. I heard something about +R and -R clicker training. What is that? 3. How should I go about learning clicker training? More specifically, what...
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    Sorry if you think this is more of a general Horse Training question, please move if needed. So, today I got to work with a friend's horse. She's a very pushy, dominant mare who has initially been trained with NH and then clicker training. The mare's been away on a lease and apparently during...
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    Hiya, just a few questions on clicker training. I met a trainer today who said she uses clicker training to train many of her horses and has had success with it and she said for me to give it a try with my pony. I know what clicker training is, I've heard of it before but never really looked...
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    I have a Canadian mare that I have been training but she is very pushy and let's just say she has a lot of 'personality'. I really need to work on her ground manners. does anyone use clicker training? and if so, has it worked out for you?
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    Hi, I first became interested in the horse world last Feb. by a little colt by the name of WindChill..Since then, I have grown to love and hopefully understand this beautiful animal so much more. I currently volunteer at Equine Outreach Rescue in Bend, Oregon. They have 75+ rescues on the...
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