Anyone who’s ever trained a horse or pet knows the power of positive reinforcement and the reward system. An incentivized horse is a happy, energetic, and willing horse, far more so than one who’s simply been vaguely threatened with negative consequences for his perceived stubbornness. Finding out what motivates your horse to get a desired result is absolutely key.
And nothing motivates Gibson quite like his favorite special snack.
Jenny Kammerer is a professional artist, video producer and frustrated Philadelphia sports fan who’s been in the saddle since the age of four. When she was 16, she met her Paint/QH/Draft cross Gibson (aka Guitar Solo) as a green two-year-old, and quickly settled into the training side of equestrianism, drawing inspiration from the techniques of Pat Parelli and other natural horsemanship teachers. Known for most of her childhood as both the awkward artsy one and the weird horse girl, she always seemed destined to draw nonsensical horse cartoons. In addition to her independent illustration work, she currently teaches painting classes at Painting With A Twist and produces short-form documentaries that can be seen on www.Horse.TV. You can follow her personal art projects and stay up-to-date on Gibson and the Apocalypse on Instagram: @JennyKammArt