Monthly Archives: December 2015

Trailering Skills with Ollie, October and November, 2015

Near the end of October, a month after the bunny hop episode, I started working with Ollie and pedestals.  I happen to have two – one a bit shorter than the other. One of my goals was to use the … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills – Ollie 9-22 and 25, 2015

By this time Ollie has had at least seven previous sessions where I’m trying to shape him to get on the trailer while standing at his head at the back of the trailer.  We are pretty  much at a stand … Continue reading

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Reinforcement History and Classical Conditioning, 6-9-15

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Two things have happened this week with my two horses, Atty and Ollie. First, I needed to do shots, only two this time.  Ollie has always been very good for shots and I don’t worry about him but I always … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills – Ollie’s Version – Overview 12-27-15

While Atticus was still lame but recovering, I finally decided that Ollie needed to relearn his trailering skills.  Even though he is easier to coerce into a trailer these days, he is still reluctant to get on and he definitely … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills In General

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At this point, I don’t really know anymore how many trailering skills sessions I’ve had with Atticus.  And I’ve added Ollie to the program because he has his own challenges. Atty and I have continued to work on these skills … Continue reading

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