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When Good Horses “Go Bad”

Equine psychologist, Antonia Henderson, Ph.D., says most behaviour issues are rooted in physical discomfort, and encourages owners and caregivers to be more diligent in uncovering these hidden causes....

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How to: Deal with a “Pushy” Horse

Horses that are pushy can be very frustrating and even dangerous to be around....

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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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Bombproofing Your Horse Part 1

'Bombproofing' is a popular catch-phrase for what is essentially a systematic process to desensitize horses to frightening objects and situations. ...

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Nutrition Notes: Pica

Eeew! Why does my horse eat poo?...

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Emotional Rescue: Exploring Love & Loss in Equines

Equine psychologist, Antonia J.Z. Henderson, Ph.D., explores whether and to what degree horses experience love and loss....

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What is Horse-Human Heart Coupling?

Research indicates we may not be as in sync with our horses as we thought....

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Bombproof Your Horse Part 3: Schooling Under Saddle

Learn five strategies to help keep your horse focussed under saddle....

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Horses as Healers

Equine-assisted therapy is becoming more widely accepted as an effective complementary treatment for a host of mental health issues. So, what’s so magical about the horse? ...

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Combating Stress in Equine Athletes

Ways to reduce stress for Thoroughbred racehorses....

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