Janet L. Jones, PhD

Training horses with rewards
Use behavioral perks for fast results that last. You’ll build a stronger bond with your horse at the same time. Reward is the most effective form of associative learning because it creates a physical connection...
The limits of negative reinforcement
The phrase “negative reinforcement” is usually greeted with wrinkled foreheads and glazed eyes. Yeah, we know the term … but please don’t ask us to define it. So, let’s start at the beginning: Negative...
summer reining horse
How the best riders motivate themselves
Want to improve your riding skills? Follow these 7 guidelines to become your own best coach.