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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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How Smart is Your Horse?

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

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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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How to Tell if Your Horse is in Pain

Assessing the many faces of pain. ...

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Combating Stress in Equine Athletes

Ways to reduce stress for Thoroughbred racehorses....

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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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Is Licking and Chewing a Sign of Submission in Horses?

What does licking and chewing really mean?...

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Keeping the Herd Happy

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

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Decoding Equine Emotions

Equine psychologist Antonia Henderson examines equine emotions – what research has revealed, what we think we know, and what might be possible....

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