January 22, 2020

The January Clicker Expo was the starting point to our conversation.  We talk about what is new in Loopy Training and other concepts.  One thing leads to another and we ended up talking about training pop outs, note taking, habit formation and the ad...

January 7, 2020

Clicker trained horses want to play with us.  That's a good thing, but there are places where a little less "Pick me! Pick me!" enthusiasm would make life easier.  

When you have more than one horse and you are trying to get just one out of the...

January 2, 2020

Cushings disease is something more and more horses owners are dealing with in part because we are keeping our horses into their old age. Cindy Martin provides a comprehensive starting point for understanding this disease - what are the early symptoms...

December 26, 2019

Cindy Martin joins us for Part 1 of a three hour conversation. Cindy is a treasure. Anyone who has been on line in the clicker training community will have met Cindy. She is always there, generously stepping in to help people with their training and...

December 18, 2019

The publication of the new, revised edition of "The Click That Teaches: A Step By Step Guide in Pictures" created an opportunity to loo back over the past twenty years of clicker training. What changes have we seen in the training community? The conv...

December 11, 2019

We use the occasion of the publication of the new revised edition of "The Click That Teaches: A Step By Step Guide in Pictures" as the launching point for a discussion of some of the changes we've seen in over the years in positive reinforcement trai...

December 9, 2019

Dominique wants to transition two of her horses to barefoot.  She's been gathering a team around her to help ensure that the transition goes well. 

Miriam Braun is a barefoot trimmer who is helping Dominique select and fit boots.  Twenty years ag...

November 27, 2019

Every week I introduce the podcast by saying it is about all things equine.  For the most part the conversation has focused on training.  This week we’re going to broaden our focus to include a discussion of foot care.  Two weeks ago we did a podcast...

November 13, 2019

We need your help!

In our first season we did two podcasts with Dr. Michaela Hempen.  In the first she explained how single-subject design studies work.  In the second she described a research project she is conducting that is exploring a behavioral...

November 5, 2019

We discuss the teaching of great foot care manners.

October 24, 2019

Susan Kayne, founder of the thoroughbred rescue Unbridled Thoroughbreds, begins by talking about what can be done to help ex-race horses and other unwanted horses. She goes on to describe the initial training involved in re-homing off-the-track-thoro...

October 18, 2019

Susan Kayne, the founder of Unbridled Thoroughbreds, an organization that rescues off-the-track thoroughbreds talks about her work.

This interview is a bit of a change from usual focus on training theory, but as you’ll hear in part 2 of this interview...

October 11, 2019

As we continue our discussion with Manda Scott, the podcast begins with the question - what do you do with your manure pile?  It isn't just how do you get rid of unsightly piles around your barn.  How do you use it to regenerate your fields?  It's a...

October 4, 2019

Manda Scott takes us through the basics of maintaining healthy, sustainable pastures. We can not only grow healthier pastures for our horses, we can sequester carbon to help the planet. It's a win-win.

September 27, 2019

Horses are grazing animals.  But for far too many horses the  grass they are eating is making them sick.  Why?  What can we do about it?  And how is this related to the climate change crisis? Find out in this interview with Manda Scott, veterinarian,...

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