(+R) Positive Reinforcement Horse Training Resources


Positive reinforcement (+R) training involves the addition of a pleasurable stimulus following a behavior, making it more likely the behavior will occur again.

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Here's a list of books, websites, podcasts, explanations, myths debunked, videos, and tools for training in this incredible humane way. Have a look at them & begin your journey into a more willing & joyful relationship with your horse!


Books

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Humane, Science-based Horse TraininG

$25

An excellent How-To style starter book for beginning +R training.

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Behavior Modification for Horses

$10

Wonderful if you aren’t ready to try clicker training. Provides a wonderful explanation of how to properly use both -R & +R.

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Reaching the Animal Mind

$15

Incredible book for understanding +R history & application.

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Language Signs & Calming Signals of Horses

$30

An absolute must for horse owners to better understand their equine counter parts & avoid misunderstanding.


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Don’t Shoot the dog

$10

No review yet.

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How 2 Train a ____

$25

No review yet.

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You Can Train Your Horse to Do Anything

$25

No review yet.

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equine behavior in mind

$26

No review yet.


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Teaching Horses with Positive Reinforcement

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Clicker Training for Your Horse

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The Click That Teaches

No review yet.

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Riding with the clicker

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Check out my review video on these products & why I’ve switched!

Check out my video discussing the explanation of +R, how I got started, addressing common misconceptions, & six tips for beginners!

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WHAT I USE FOR REWARD

$13.99 — DuMOR Alfalfa Timothy Pellets ☼ https://www.tractorsupply.com // https://www.tractorsupply.com

GEAR/EQUIPMENT

$14.49 — Treat Pouch ☼  Link

$14.49 — Treat Pouch ☼ Link

$13.95 — Buoy Target ☼  Link

$13.95 — Buoy Target ☼ Link

$6.99 — Clickers ☼  Link

$6.99 — Clickers ☼ Link

WEBSITES

The Willing Equine ☼ thewillingequine.com

Fair Horsemanship ☼ fairhorsemanship.com

Liberty Horsemanship ☼ libertyhorsemanship.com

Equiosity ☼ equiosity.com

IAABC ☼ m.iaabc.org

The Clicker Center ☼ theclickercenter.com

PODCASTS


Curated +R Training Video Playlist

EXPLANATIONS

Clicker in the Equine World — www.clickertraining.com

Starter Tips — www.thewillingequine.com/singl…

What is it? — www.fairhorsemanship.com/arti...

The Power of +R — www.thewillingequine.com/sing...

How Does it Make the Horse Behave? — horse-charming.com...

How Does it Fit into Horse Training?— horse-canada.com/ma…

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Video Series on Youtube

Watch as Zo & I grow together through the power of choice that positive reinforcement training gives the both of us.

GO TO PLAYLIST

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Retired Racehorse Project Thoroughbred Makeover 2019

Watch Make it Work aka “Mac” be retrained from racehorse to positive reinforcement connoisseur!


Check out #ZoeAtLiberty on my Instagram to see our progress training with Positive Reinforcement!