How to combine positive and negative reinforcement in horse training

More and more people are introducing positive reinforcement in their trainings with their horse. And they feel like they need to make a choice. Either training their horse only with positive reinforcement, or only with negative reinforcement. But I don’t believe you NEED to make a choice!   But first: What is the difference? Positive […]

What to do when your horse bites you

Horses can be very subtle in communicating with you. In telling you what they like and don’t like. In what hurts or feels good. In what causes stress and what helps them relax.  But when we don’t see or understand their subtle signs, they start telling us more and more clear. In stead of some […]