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I'm Bored Who Cares About Food Anyway? with Michelle Martiya

  • Saturday, October 22, 2016
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  • Friday, October 22, 2021
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I'm Bored and Who Cares About Food Anyway?

Presented by Michelle Martiya

CEUs: PPAB 1.5, CCPDT 1.5, IAABC 1.5




When introducing a horse to clicker training for the first time the horse will often appear uninterested in the food being offered. They may not attempt any behaviors and will sometimes just walk away from the trainer.

This webinar examines the many reasons why a horse in a training situation may seem to lack interest in the food and/or training session and how best to  motivate the horse and increase their interest in participating. 


Learning Objectives

  • Understand why your horse may seem uninterested in food or training when starting out with a clicker training program.
  • Recognize how to deal with internal conflict when beginning a horse training program.
  • Understand the importance of matching the value of food to the difficulty of behavior being trained.
  • Recognize which environmental factors may interfere with your training program.


About The Presenter




Michelle has been working professionally as an equine trainer and behavior consultant for over 3 years. She specializes in gentling mustangs and working with fearful, unapproachable equines. She also offers online coaching as well as in person training for human/equine teams.


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