Oldest Horses Being Clicker Trained
Skutla, 30 year old Icelandic Horse
owned by Larry and Stephanie
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Sundancer, aged 35 years.
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Tinkerbelle, 22-25 yo Appy mare,
putting her halter on and learning to step up on the bucket. Owned by Holly
Mar's 22-year old gelding
Rodull: taken this
summer, a real delight to ride, four distinguished gaits, a real
"sportscar" , a
lot of temperament, very honest and safe to ride, not the "spook-seeing"
type when riding, only during daytime routine and groundwork (great for
C/T work). I love him and his independent Icelandic-import nature.
Miss Jo being "clicked" while driving. Miss Jo, my pony, is well over 20 yrs. old. She took to
training like a duck takes to water. It was the communication she had
wanting all her life :-) Owned by Marie Gulliford
This is Annie, my 24 year old TB/QH mare. I just started reading about
clicker training on Clickryder, and we're having a lot of fun
incorporating it into our routine.
We're working on diagonal walk. Owned by Kris
I finally got some pictures of Skippy doing his two tricks. Skippy is 29
years old. I got him when he was 18 months old (I was only 11). Skippy is
a Quarter/Morgan cross and will be 30 on April 5th. Skippy was my very
I taught him his tricks before I knew about clicker training. I used the
words "good boy" instead of the clicker. I have been using the clicker to
strenghten his responses. He goes down for his bow faster and stays down
until I click. He used to sort of "bounce" up and down - he would decide if
he had performed long enough!
Yesterday at our gathering I taught him to target. As time permits I will
continue teaching him new things with the clicker. He was still being
ridden - doing flying lead changes and jumping lightly - until a accident
broke the coffin bone in his right hind (16 months ago). Now he is formally
Sundance, approximately 25 years old
owned by Wynne Vaught, SC, counting on cue.
More of Sundance
Dyggur, 8 month old Icelandic colt
Asking him to back up;
first by standing behind,
then by walking together.
This is Baby...a 4 month old leading after 2 sessions.
Never had to use a butt
rope on her!
Calmly picking up her feet
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