Spirit Keeper Equine Sanctuary
501(C)(3) Non-Profit Charity
General Animal Behavior and Training
Our Director, Lori Torrini, works not just with horses but with other species of animals as well. Lori has years of animal training experience which includes work with rescues training and conducting behavioral rehabilitation for special needs equines and canines. Lori has trained potbellied pigs for community outreach, with the pigs visiting nursing homes, assisted living centers, and schools. Lori spent 4 years as the coordinator and trainer for the City of Colorado Springs Community Animal Response Team (CART) teaching emergency responders and volunteers animal behavior and handling for use during disasters and other emergency incidents.
Lori is currently working on training trials and behavioral research with snakes and recently had the following article published in the Journal of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants: "Training Snakes to Voluntarily Relocate" To read the article, click the link and scroll down to the "reptiles" heading. You might also enjoy reading the other informative articles in the Spring 2019 edition of the IAABC Journal about horses, dogs, and birds!
Lori publishes video content on her Youtube Channel about her work with various animals. Her most recent snake training video demonstration, canine enrichment videos, and other content can be found here: Behavior Education LLC on YouTube
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