內容簡介 If you have ever wished you could get your horse to consistently perform to the best of his ability, On Target Training is for you. This effective new method combines the basics of clicker training (widely used on marine mammals and dogs) with a step-by-step target system that assures training success for any breed or any age horse. Karrasch explains reward reinforcement training in a way that makes it easy to learn. She guides the reader through all the basics, including teaching the bridge signal (using the clicker) and employing hand-held and stationary targets; she then cover aspects of training horses both on the ground and under saddle. Training advice is provided for: specific riding disciplines
作者介紹 Shawna Karrasch is a former Sea World trainer (whales, dolphins, sea lions) who, after 10 years at Sea World (1984-1994) began working with Olympic gold medalist Beezie Madden and her husband John Madden. They began applying the positive reinforcement training techniques used at Sea World to horses. Shawna then took these techniques and introduced them to the equestrian world, focusing on positive reinforcement training, problem solving, motivation and performance. She started her business, On Target Training as a tool to teach people how to apply these proven techniques to their horses.