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Does My Horse Love Me?

Equine psychologist, Antonia J.Z. Henderson, Ph.D., explores the concept of attachment and offers hints for strengthening the bond between horses and humans....

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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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Preventing Biting in Young Horses

Youngsters need to learn where their space ends and yours begins....

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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 Harmony: Why Can’t We all Just Get Along?

Equine psychologist, Antonia J.Z. Henderson, Ph.D., dispels myths about herd dynamics and offers advice to encourage horses to get along....

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Fear Factors: Why Horses Spook

A look at the science of fear in horses....

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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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Is Licking and Chewing a Sign of Submission in Horses?

What does licking and chewing really mean?...

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