Bio: Sharon Madere

Certified Horse Behavior Consultant

Bio Highlights

  • A life and career driven by love and respect for animals
  • 25+ years immersed in all aspects of animal behavior
  • Mentored by internationally renowned Veterinary Behaviorist Dr. R.K. Anderson (1922-2012)
  • Lifelong passion for horses, having pursued a variety of activities from breeding to training and competing
  • Commitment to continuing education, up to date with latest scientific data
  • Certified Horse Behavior Consultant with International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC)
  • Practitioner Member of International Society for Equitation Science (ISES)
  • Positive, practical, science-based approach to resolving behavior problems for horse owners: on the ground or under saddle; cooperation for vet & farrier; phobias, aggression, etc.
  • Specialties include assisting veterinarians, farriers, trainers and other equine professionals to increase safety and efficiency for themselves, while providing enhanced service and improved results for their clients
  • Methods and techniques include functional behavioral analysis, ethological evaluation of management details, counter-conditioning, systematic desensitization, positive reinforcement training with a sound-marker (similar to  “clicker training”)
  • Currently based in Ocala, FL, new training and education facility
  • Private consultations, group workshops, speaking engagements
  • Available to travel out of state for lectures, wet-labs, clinics, workshops

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