On this page you will find a glossary of an ever growing list of content created by TWE to help you on your horsemanship journey.

 

If you're interested in learning more about training with a positive reinforcement approach, start at the beginning of the "Introductory Guide"section and work your way down.  And please also take the time to check out the TWE training FAQ page!

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Introductory Guide


How I Got Here https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/2017/01/01/How-I-Got-Here Clicker Training - How to Get Started https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/2017/01/07/Clicker-Training-How-To-Get-Started The Basics https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/the-basics The Power of Positive Reinforcement https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/The-Power-Of-Positive-Reinforcement The Downside to Positive Reinforcement https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/The-Downside-To-Positive-Reinforcement Myths That Lead to Punishment: Part One https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Punishment-Myths Myths That Lead to Punishment: Part Two https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Punishment-Myths-II How to Improve Your Relationship with Your Horse https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/IMPROVE-YOUR-RELATIONSHIP Clicker Training Starter Tips https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Clicker-Training-Starter-Tips R+ Works for All Horses https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/R-Works-For-ALL-Horses Why Use Target Training? https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Why-Use-Target-Training Word Choice is Important https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Word-Choice-Is-Important But My Horse is Aggressive Around Food https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/My-Horse-Is-Aggressive-Around-Food Can You Ride with R+? https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Can-You-Ride-With-R Dominance and Leadership https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Dominance-Leadership What and Why? - Fear Thresholds https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/2017/01/13/What-and-Why-Fear-Thresholds Desensitizing - The Methods https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/2017/02/08/Desensitizing-The-Method Corrections in Horse Training https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/2017/02/28/Corrections-In-Horse-Training Desensitizing - Calm & Confident https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/2017/03/15/Desensitizing-Calm-Confident Want vs. Need https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Want-vs-Need Self Worth https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/self-worth




Training


Clicker Training: Clearing Up Misconceptions https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/2017/01/06/Clicker-Training-Clearing-Up-Misconceptions Clicker Training - How to Get Started https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/2017/01/07/Clicker-Training-How-To-Get-Started A New Adventure - Training at Liberty” https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/2017/02/17/A-New-Adventure-Training-At-Liberty Long & Low - Training Aids https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/2017/03/04/Long-Low-Training-Aids Training at Liberty - My First Lessons https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Training-At-Liberty-My-First-Lessons Lunging vs. Circling https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Lunging-vs-Circling What and Why? - Bonding with Your Horse https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/What-and-Why-Bond The Two Types of Softness https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Two-Types-Of-Softness Why I Don’t ‘Treat’ My Horses https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/I-dont-treat-my-horses Think Smaller https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Think-Smaller How to Improve Your Relationship with Your Horse https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/IMPROVE-YOUR-RELATIONSHIP Why Use Target Training? https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Why-Use-Target-Training Word Choice is Important https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Word-Choice-Is-Important But My Horse is Aggressive Around Food… https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/My-Horse-Is-Aggressive-Around-Food Can You Ride With R+? https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Can-You-Ride-With-R When Can I Stop Giving Food? https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/When-Can-I-Stop-Using-Food What If The Horse Kicks Or Bites? https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/What-If-The-Horse-Kicks-Or-Bites My Horse Doesn’t Like Treats https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/My-Horse-Doesnt-Like-Treats Clicker Training Starter Tips https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Clicker-Training-Starter-Tips Can We Train At Liberty Without R+? https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Can-We-Train-At-Liberty-Without-R Re-Training with R+ https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Re-Training-with-R Training Can’t Fix https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Training-Cant-Fix




Education


What and Why? - Fear Thresholds https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/2017/01/13/What-and-Why-Fear-Thresholds Desensitizing - The Methods https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/2017/02/08/Desensitizing-The-Methods Corrections in Horse Training https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/2017/02/28/Corrections-In-Horse-Training Desensitizing - Calm & Confident https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/2017/03/15/Desensitizing-Calm-Confident Q&A - Volume One https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Q-A-Volume-One The Lazy & Resistant Horse - Part 1 https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/The-Lazy-Resistant-Horse-Part-I The Lazy & Resistant Horse - Part 2 https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/The-Lazy-Resistant-Horse-Part-II The Lazy & Resistant Horse - Part 3 https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/The-Lazy-Resistant-Horse-Part-III Q&A - Volume Two https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Q-A-Volume-Two Q&A - Volume Three https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Q-A-Volume-Three Horse Training is a Piggy Bank https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/2017/08/08/Horse-Training-Is-A-Piggy-Bank The Mind - Rest https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/The-Mind-Rest The Power of Positive Reinforcement https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/The-Power-Of-Positive-Reinforcement Body Language Analysis https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/body-language-analysis The Downside to Positive Reinforcement https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/The-Downside-To-Positive-Reinforcement 8 Myths That Lead to Punishment https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Punishment-Myths Eliminating Problem Behaviors https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Eliminating-Problem-Behaviors Myths That Lead to Punishment - Part Two https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Punishment-Myths-II Fear vs. Panic https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Fear-vs-Panic Are You Listening? - Part One https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Are-You-Listening-part-one Are You Listening? - Part Two https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Are-You-Listening-part-two Are You Listening? - Part Three https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Are-You-Listening-Part-Three What Is R+ and How Does it Work? https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/How-Does-It-Work Are You Listening? - Part Four https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Are-You-Listening-four Killer Horses https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Killer-Horses Dominance & Leadership https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Dominance-Leadership Training Is Manipulation https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Training-Is-Manipulation R+ Works For ALL Horses https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/R-Works-For-ALL-Horses Trustworthy https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Trustworthy Confidence When Separated https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/herd-bound




Reflections


Taking the Time https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/2017/01/30/Taking-The-Time Why I’m Not a Natural Horsemanship Trainer https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Why-Im-Not-A-Natural-Horsemanship-Trainer Bringing Home Cash https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Bringing-Home-Cash Motherhood and Horses https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Motherhood-Horses Lemons & Lemonade - River’s Knee Surgery Part 1 https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Lemons-Lemonade The Big Day - River’s Knee Surgery Part 2 https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/thebigday Stories About the Past - Part 1 https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Stories-About-The-Past-One Stories About the Past - Part 2 https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Stories-About-The-Past-Two Stories About the Past - Part 3 https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Stories-About-The-Past-Three Stories About the Past - Part 4 https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Stories-About-The-Past-Four Stories About the Past - Part 5 https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Stories-About-The-Past-Five
Horses Are Not Dogs https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Horses-Are-Not-Dogs Competition & The Autonomous Horse https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Competition-The-Autonomous-Horse Or Else https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Or-Else Horses Are Too Dangerous https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Horses-Are-Too-Dangerous Confidence https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Confidence Want vs. Need https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Want-vs-Need Take A Moment https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Take-A-Moment Self Worth https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/self-worth Our Behavior Makes A Difference https://www.thewillingequine.com/single-post/Our-Behavior-Makes-A-Difference





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