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#10: Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Enthusiasm?

Develop a calm and relaxed problem solver and improve your relationship in the process. Hi all…

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#9: Understanding Behaviorism vs. Cognitive Learning: A Holistic Approach

There has been a lot of debate surrounding behaviorism versus cognitive learning. However, it is...

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#8: How to be the Lone R+ Crusader in Your Barn

Hello, Jessie here. My dad used to tell me, "you catch more flies with honey, than with vinegar"...

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#7: What Does Being Present with Your Horse Look Like?

I just found this video of Henley after she had just gotten done showing at the Young Horse...

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#6: The Importance of "Play" in Your Training

Teaching our horses to enjoy playing the game of training, includes teaching them to be relaxed...

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#5: The Body, Brain, and Emotions Are All Working Together

Emotional bonds ARE influenced by reinforcers. But behavior and emotions are a much bigger picture...

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#4: From Whales to Warmbloods

My animal training skills were developed during my 10 years of training marine mammals. It was a...

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#3: Is Your Horse Doing This Just for the Food?

Do you think your horse is only doing it for the food? Many people find their way to positive reinforcement...

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#2: Does the Emotional State Matter and How Does it Apply to Building Boldness?

Did you ever think that if you could get a young horse who didn't have emotional baggage, then I...

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#1: Focus on the Emotional State to Create Confidence

This is a fun little video of Henley at about a month old. She was fiercely independent even as a... 

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