Tag Archives: negative reinforcement

Don’t be a drill sergeant!

I recently read two different pieces about horse learning/training that made a startling contrast to each other.  As I read the two pieces, it was obvious to me which was horse-centric and considerate – yet the other piece was written … Continue reading

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Crime and punishment

I often start several drafts of posts at one time – sometimes they make it in, sometimes I go back and have lost the original inspiration.  This one was drafted several months ago … and I had forgotten just how … Continue reading

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Do not eliminate the negative!

You’ve got to accentuate the positive Eliminate the negative Johnny Mercer That advice may be very sound for living your life – but it’s not so valid when it comes to horse training.

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