Articles - behaviour

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Is Your Horse Happy?

Discover how to assess and improve your horse’s well-being by learning more about what makes him tick....

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Stereotypies

The latest research on cribbing, weaving and other unpleasant habits....

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How to Tell if Your Horse is in Pain

Assessing the many faces of pain. ...

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Does My Horse Love Me?

Equine psychologist, Antonia J.Z. Henderson, Ph.D., explores the concept of attachment and offers hints for strengthening the bond between horses and humans....

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Positive Reinforcement Training: Adding Up the Pluses and the Minuses

Positive reinforcement isn't just for dogs - it can also apply to training horses. Find out how to make your horse want to work for you....

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Mind for the Job: Understanding Equine Personality

Equine scientists have measured equine personality, and if we could select the ideal modern sport horse trait we would choose ‘brave.’ Unfortunately, since horses were not designed to be brave, we need to nurture their ‘inner lion.’...

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Calming Products: The Kinder Alternative?

There are good reasons for trying to reduce equine stress levels. Learn which products are available to do so. ...

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How Smart is Your Horse?

What research has told us about equine behaviour and cognitive capacity...

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Bombproofing the Rider

Learn how to manage fear and learn to love your adrenal glands!...

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Herd Harmony: Why Can’t We all Just Get Along?

Equine psychologist, Antonia J.Z. Henderson, Ph.D., dispels myths about herd dynamics and offers advice to encourage horses to get along....

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