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Separation Strategies for the Herd-Bound Horse

Strategies to help herd-bound horses cope with separation....

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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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The Positives of Negative Reinforcement

Exploring ways to use learning theory to create more equitable training environments for horses in all disciplines....

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The Happy Athlete Part 2

In the final part of this series, equine psychologist Antonia Henderson looks at why we need to know our equine athletes better, discover what they need for their psychological well-being, and ensure that it happens....

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How to Tell if Your Horse is in Pain

Assessing the many faces of pain. ...

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Managing the Lesson String:

Science's Formula for Happier School Horses...

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Why Horses Paw and How to Prevent It

Equine psychologist Antonia J.Z. Henderson, Ph.D. explains how to stop pawing....

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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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Positive Reinforcement: Where Does It Fit In Equine Training?

Regardless of whether the spin comes from George Morris, Anky von Grunsven, or Monty Roberts, all horse training relies on the same basic principles of learning theory, grounded in over a hundred years of psychological research. ...

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Brave Horses: Are they Born or Made?

Equine psychologist, Antonia Henderson, Ph.D., offers suggestions for combating your horse’s flight instinct to make him more confident....

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