R+ Motion Coaching for Chubby Horses

Educate your horse in 3 easy steps forward motion at liberty. Use constructive reinforcement (R+), in order that transferring turns into appetitive! Cease struggling and working alongside whenever you train your horse at liberty! Let your horse do the motion! Present him that it pays off. Educate him to adore it, so he’ll supply energetic walks, trots and canters.

Step 1

Educate your horse to maneuver round a cone!

Benefits are lots:

  • No have to construct a Reverse Spherical Pen
  • No prolonged arrange and clear up time
  • No working alongside along with your horse (in spite of everything, he’s the one which wants the train, proper? ;-))
  • No goal stick that turns into a crutch and troublesome to fade out

Find out how to do it

Reinforce the slightest attempt. On this video you’ll see, that the beginning gained’t look something just like the purpose behaviour in any respect! Be persistence! This isn’t damaging reinforcement the place you’ll be able to nearly see the top purpose behaviour instantly!

Step 2

Educate your horse to Depart the Cone Alone. Not solely educating him to disregard the cone, but in addition to depart the cone. And be good with this!
If you taught him that, you’ll be able to educate him to go to the subsequent cone, and the subsequent.

Find out how to do it

Reinforce the slightest attempt. Don’t be afraid to click on and deal with lots. Particularly to start with! Till your horse will get the concept.

You’re constructing Confidence along with your clicks! And also you give your horse Readability along with your clicks! Each crucial to construct a bond along with your horse within the course of. Win-win.

Step 3

Add cones: two cones, three after which 4.

Upon getting 4 cones you’ll be able to form your sq. right into a rectangle. I name it the (HippoLogic) Reverse Rectangle. I took the Reverse Spherical Pen thought only one step additional. This makes it simpler for the horse, and … no clear up time!

Benefits of working your horse in a Rectangular form:

  • Creating straight strains to maneuver alongside, are a lot simpler to your horse than to maintain transferring in circles (which may be very exhausting and unnatural)
  • When it’s simpler to your (obese) horse, it’s in all probability means much less aversive as when the train (going round in circles) is tough
  • The brief sides provides you loads of alternative to succeed in your horse to feed him
  • Corners will assist make your horse use his inside hind leg and steadiness him
  • Corners will assist educate your horse to make use of his physique effectively
  • Alternating a nook with a straight line will permit your horse to chill out after a bend. This makes exercising simpler and extra appetitive than engaged on a circle or small sq..

Prepare Your Horse to OFFER motion with R+

Be part of R+ (motion) Coaching for Chubby Horses Program

Is your horse obese? Did the vet advisable: No extra treats!” or “Extra train” to get your horse in form? Be part of my R+ for Chubby Horses program. We’ll handle your largest wrestle in getting your horse to maneuver with constructive reinforcement. You may solely be a part of after a private dialog, so I can tailor this 2-week on-line teaching program in direction of your horse, your scenario and your wants! You may guide a name right here.

If you wish to get higher at issues like:

  • Constructing length in exercising your horse with R+
  • Getting your horse in form and shed pounds with no crash food regimen
  • Creating enjoyable in motion coaching so that you don’t should hold working alongside

That is for you. Take a look at the knowledge web page right here!

Sandra Poppema, BSc

Founding father of the HippoLogic Clicker Coaching Academy

Sandra Poppema BSc HippoLogic Clicker training coach

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