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the +R Purist

4 EpisodesProduced by Steph K EquestrianWebsite

Hello! Welcome to the +R Purist Podcast! Here I will discuss all things involving a type of animal training known as "Positive Reinforcement" aka "+R" aka "Pleasant Stimulus" training - particularly in how it relates to the equestrian world and horse training.

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Getting New Horse // Meet Jazz

February 23rd, 2020


Allow me to introduce Jazz, my newest rescue/rehab project. This week I do an in-depth, step-by-step talk about getting a new horse! Rescuing vs buying, private rehoming vs going through a professional, choosing the …

It's About Time For Reform // Changing the Industry

February 15th, 2020


This week I discuss patterns of change in the animal behavior industry and what they can predict for change in the equestrian industry. I talk about how other animals are trained with pressure/release and how that …

Caring for Horses // the Needs of the Horse

February 6th, 2020


Horse training is a tiny fraction of the horse's life. How many hours does a horse spend in training vs living their life from the time they are born? What happens while the horse is not in training will shape the mind …

Welcome // The Myth of the +R Purist

January 30th, 2020


Welcome to Episode 1 of the +R Purist Podcast!  Enjoy an introduction to +R training concepts, what it means to be a +R Purist, and why it's a myth!  Other topics include an intro to your host, defining traditional …

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