Hertha James began her career as a zoologist working in zoos and as an animal handler on film sets. She then went on to teach high school Science and Biology for 23 years. She has a lifelong interest in animal behavior, especially horses. Horses have always had a place in her life. She is an active participant in international Horse Agility competitions and twice gold medal winner in the World Equine Clicker Games. Hertha is author of fiction, non-fiction about horsemanship and has written extensive teaching and learning resources. She produces DVDs and video clips, with accompanying detailed notes, to illustrate the fun that can be had when we use clicker training to communicate with our horses.