Guest: Alexandra Kurland, a graduate of Cornell University where she specialized in animal behavior, whose area of particular interest is the development of a horse’s balance: physical and emotional.
Alexandra Kurland is the author of “Clicker Training for your Horse“; “The Click That Teaches: A Step–By–Step Guide in Pictures“; “The Click That Teaches: Riding with the Clicker“; “JOYFULL Horses“, and “The Goat Diaries”. She is co-producer of the weekly podcast, Equiosity. Her clicker training website: The Clicker Center.
Topic: Two PPG Webinars:
Lining up the How, What and Why of Training – A presentation intended to help us understand how different training belief systems emerge, in which Alexandra introduces us to the work of the cognitive linguist, George Lakoff.
Keeping Things in Balance – An in-depth exploration of where the simple training mantra, “For every behavior you teach there is an opposite behavior you must teach to keep things in balance” takes us.
Louise Stapleton-Frappell - B.A. Hons, PCBC-A, PCT- A, CAP3, CTDI, DN-FSG, DN-CPCT, CWRI
BARKS Podcast Co-Presenter and Membership Manager for The Pet Professional Guild British Isles, Louise is a Partner and Faculty Member of DogNostics Career Center and Board Member of The Pet Professional Guild. Louise has constantly built on her knowledge and furthered her education in the field of force-free, rewards based, science-based pet training.
A Steering Committee Member of Doggone Safe and Regional Coordinator of Doggone Safe in Spain, Louise is the proud "Mum" of Jambo - Staffy Bull Terrier Trick Dog: The first Staffordshire Bull Terrier to achieve the Title of Trick Dog Champion.
The creator of the DogNostics’ Dog Trainer Certification Program, Louise has presented at conferences internationally and has gained a reputation for expertly teaching and training humans and canines at her own establishment, The DogSmith of Estepona, in Southern Spain, where she offers a wide range of both group and private classes and pet dog services.