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Horse Training & Behavior Modifcation

Arizona's Certified Equine Behavior Consultant 

SANDY IS ARIZONA'S First and oNLY NON DVM CERTIFIED Horse BEHAVIOR Consultant

IN-Barn BEHAVIOR CONSULTING

In the barn isle, trailering, or in the arena, address the problems where they are happening.  We'll start with an in-barn consultation and talk about what vices or behaviors you'de like to work through. You will receive a custom behavior modification plan with the tools that you need to succeed. This program evolves as we progress with one-on-one training and measurable results.  This package consists of your consultation and four training sessions. 

Equine Directed Agression, Human Directed Aggression, Trailering, Standing quietly on cross ties

Investment for Oro Valley, Tucson, and Sierra Vista $800

Travel fee for Scottsdale $100 per session

Stall Rest COnsulting 

Stall rest is something many equine athletes experience at some point in their career. Performance horses experiencing a drastic shift in exercise, routine, socialization can experience both psychological and physiological distress. Help prevent: colic, boredom, ulcers, stereotypic behaviors and more with a personalized stall rest program designed for your equine partner in accordance with the attending DVMs restrictions. 

Stall Rest, Post Surgical Rehabilitation, Soft Tissue Rehabilitation

Investment for Oro Valley, Tucson, and Sierra Vista $300

Travel fee for Scottsdale $100 per session

 

Equine Stereotypic Behavior Reduction

Stall Walking, Weaving, Cribbing, and Head Bobbing are all stereotypic behaviors seen in the equine athlete. By first identifying the function of the behavior, effective and ethical behavioral plans can be established to decrease/eliminate unwanted behaviors using scientifically validated methods. The behavior modification plan evolves as the program is in place, allowing for greater results. This package includes an initial consultation as well as 4 barn visits.

Stall Walking, Weaving, Cribbing, Head Bobbing, Pawing

Investment for Oro Valley, Tucson, and Sierra Vista $800

Travel fee for Scottsdale $100 per session

 

Equine Enrichment 101

Learn how to best stimulate your equine companion both mentally and physically. Foraging concepts, social structure, training husbandry behaviors, and more can help you improve your horses welfare. 

Grazing, Browse, Foraging, Husbandry Training

Investment for Oro Valley, Tucson, and Sierra Vista $200

Travel fee for Scottsdale $100 per session

 

SINGLE BEHAVIOR CONSULTATION

Just need to talk through some problem behaviors? Maybe you're stuck and need a fresh set of eyes. Single consultations are great for someone who just needs to hash out the details on a behavior modification program. Each session is approximately an hour. 

Investment for Oro Valley, Tucson, and Sierra Vista $200

Travel fee for Scottsdale $100 per session


Arizona's Animal Behavior Expert

520-220-9368