Knowing your horse's fear threshold and how to handle emergency situations on the trail will ensure safer, fun rides.
Horse behaviour consultant Dr. Robin Foster answers questions about identifying a horse's emotional state ‒ and what to do to improve it.
It's a great way to bond, develop trust, and keep you both motivated during the endless winter/spring arena months.
Certified bit-fitter Tammy Levasseur discusses why proper bit and bridle fit is so crucial, and explains the new rein contact technology.
We tend to overlook ground manners sometimes but a horse that fidgets or wanders off while being mounted can be both annoying and dangerous.
Even the happiest 'super yes horse' can lose enthusiasm and become miserable ‒ and we humans are usually the ones to blame.
The winter months are a great time to go back to basics if your horse has been displaying resistance, tension, imbalance or behavioural issues.
For one woman, rescuing unwanted and abused horses is more than a way of life; it’s also an "accidental" art form.
A Finnish study found that horses are more likely to react to unusual tasks and objects more favourably when handled by a familiar person.
These patient, systematic training steps will help your horse become comfortable around unfamiliar objects, sounds and situations.
There are lots of training methods in the horse world but not all incorporate current science-based research into how horses' minds work.
His BC horse sanctuary was born of his own fear of horses; now he teaches others to earn the respect and trust of rescues and wildies.
Does your horse's 'go' button get stuck? Trainer Lindsay Grice offers some solutions to get back on track and moving forward.
This stereotypical behaviour is more than just annoying – it poses serious health risks to the horse. Here's what studies have shown.
Researchers in Denmark confirmed that how we speak to our animals has a meaningful impact on their behaviour.