Tuesday, July 24, 2012

What They Remember

I gave up on horseback riding this week -- at least for the next month or so. With high temperatures, rock hard ground, and horse flies, riding is not fun. 

But, I didn't want to give up on the horses.

The Haflingers are social critters who like interacting with people.

So, I got out the clicker. It's been 18 months since I worked with them on the clicker. During those brief sessions on clicker training, I introduced them to the clicker and taught them to touch a target.

Would they remember that after all this time?


Lily, especially, loves the clicker. The mare is curious by nature... and loves treats. As soon as I clicked, she was offering behaviors to receive the reward.

Now, what to teach?

My first goal... Play Ball!

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