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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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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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Herd Dynamics: Keeping the Peace

Equine psychologist Antonia Henderson dispels some myths about group turnout and outlines ways to reduce anti-social behaviour and help horses get along....

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Reducing Separation Anxiety

Learn how to decrease the stress your horse feels away from his herd mates, with tips from Anne Gage....

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The Happy Athlete Part 1

Can you accurately identify equine psychological well being? In this first of a two-part series, equine psychologist Antonia Henderson explores why our own understanding of a horse's happiness is prone to error. ...

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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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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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Keeping the Herd Happy

Management tips for keeping horses safely in groups....

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Transforming Frenzied to Friendly

How to reduce feeding-time aggression...

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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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