Happy Holidays from Via Nova Training ❄️

2020-12-22T11:58:39-07:00By |Blog|

As we navigate the 2020 Holiday Season, we wanted to offer you some reinforcing opportunities for your time at home.

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Via Nova Priority to Positive® – Refining the lessons with the Reverse Round Pen

2020-11-23T09:35:45-07:00By |Blog, R+ Training, Training|

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 […]

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Via Nova Priority to Positive® – Teaching a Young Horse about the Reverse Round Pen

2020-11-23T09:36:03-07:00By |Blog, R+ Training, Training|

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 […]

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Via Nova Priority to Positive® – Getting started with Liberty Leading

2020-11-23T09:36:13-07:00By |Blog, R+ Training, Training|

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- […]

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Fall 2020 Newsletter

2021-01-29T13:11:01-07:00By |Blog|

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 […]

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Keeping it Positive: MORE Virtual Events This Month

2021-01-29T13:41:30-07:00By |Blog, Training|

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 […]

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Apprentice “Priority to Positive®” (PtP) Trainer Position

2020-09-26T16:35:44-06:00By |Blog|

 

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 […]

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Shawna Karrasch has Joined the Via Nova Training Team!

2020-09-22T16:38:30-06:00By |Blog|

Taking the Priority to Positive® Path

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 […]

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