As we navigate the 2020 Holiday Season, we wanted to offer you some reinforcing opportunities for your time at home.
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Shawna Karrasch works with an experienced horse
In this video Shawna is working with Nico, who is a veteran of the Reverse Round Pen. As we advance with the work in this part of the training, we focus on refining movement and transitions. With the use of […]
Shawna Karrasch works with her young filly Henley
This video is about getting started with the Reverse Round Pen. What is that exactly? Just that – a round pen in reverse! Made with cones and poles, the horse is on the outside of the ‘pen’ and the […]
Shawna Karrasch works with four-year-old Jett
In this video Shawna is teaching Jett to liberty lead. In Positive Reinforcement, that is defined as leading without the help of equipment, instead using your body and movement. No halter, no lead rope, no target.
Jett is a four- […]
Hello and happy fall!
First off, let’s celebrate some things this year and keep it positive! Even though all Shawna’s appearances have been virtual, and we all miss seeing everyone in workshops and clinics, we just wrapped up a super busy month of events where she got to do her favorite […]
We’re so glad we can continue to connect with all of you through virtual events! The next ones on the schedule are Thursday, October 29th when Shawna will be a guest at the Positive Equine Conference, based in the U.K. and on Friday, October 30th she will be speaking (virtually) at the CHA […]
Are you looking for an equestrian career that’s much more than just “a job working with horses”? Want to experience incredible rewards while participating in a true revolution in equine training and welfare? Experience a new road to knowledge, and be one of the pioneers in bringing Positive […]
Shawna Karrasch is now officially the Positive Reinforcement Trainer and Animal Behavior expert at Via Nova Training. It’s an amazing synergy of talents, experience and resources, and we’ve been actively preparing opportunities for you to take the Priority to Positive® Path too. More on that […]
We’re on the road to the future with a new name: Via Nova Training. We’ll be taking Positive Reinforcement training into the national and international world of traditional horsemanship under this name, so watch for us as Via Nova Training at competitions, exhibitions, demos, online and wherever equestrians and horsemen […]