What To Leave Behind, What to Take Forward: Part 1
I wanted to share Alexandra Kurland’s reply to a recent question posted in the online course forum here, as it says so many things that people new to clicker training need to know, and there was no point in writing my own version as she writes so much more eloquently! There are several parts. This week is part one. Enjoy! This post is about a recent conversation on safety and how to manage a horse who was getting excited and kicking out when he was being turned out. What I’m
Do I Fix Riding Problems by Riding?
I always get a giggle when people new to clicker training ask ‘But when do I get to ride?’ Those of us who have been with Alex Kurland from the early days remember it was many clinics before we got to get on and ride…at a walk. I also remember the shock when one of the new people got to ride at one of the clinics before having done what we all thought was due diligence. It’s too funny actually. I know all the groundwork I did was very, very valuable to me and, looking back, I