Horse Scene Magazine Features SMAART Horses
Clicker training has been around us for a long time. Anyone who has seen a marine mammal (killer whales, sea lions, dolphins) displays at Sea World or Shedd Aquarium have seen clicker training in action.
Positive reinforcement, first recognised in the early 1900’s by B. F. Skinner, is proven to be more effective and efficient and today is gaining popularity in the horse world as a way of training horses.
Amanda Martin (animal behaviourist and research scientist) is the face of horse clicker training in the UK. Amanda has been trained extensively by USA-based, world renowned clicker trainer who brought clicker training to the horse world; Alexandra Kurland.
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