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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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Herd-bound: Understanding and Coping with Equine Separation Distress

You have been transferred to solitary confinement. You do not know why. ...

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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 to do When your Horse is the Herd Outcast

When your horse doesn't fit in....

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Make Fly Spray Application a Breeze

Teach your horse to actually enjoy having fly spray applied, one small step at a time....

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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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Transforming Frenzied to Friendly

How to reduce feeding-time aggression...

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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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Dealing with Domestication

Equine psychologist, Antonia Henderson, PhD, shares the latest research on cribbing and other equine stereotypies. ...

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Confinement Refinement: Managing the Stall Rest Sentence

Find out how to reduce your horse's stress should he become confined due to illness or injury....

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