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Learn to apply strategies of fear control to equine training.

Strategies to control fear are the most important tools a wild animal trainer can have. You will learn to recognize fear stages in equines.You will be able to describe strategies of fear control using appropriate terminology and be aware of the additive properties of fear. You will have practiced creating a plan to respond to an equine’s fear. Fear management will be explored through reading, videos, and online activities. This achievement will be evaluated by a quiz and written essay assessment. This badge is required for anyone participating at Mustang Camp either as an intern or trainer.

In this course, you will learn to:

  • Apply the theories of fear to on the ground training situations.
  • Recognize strategies commonly used to help horses with fear.