This article explores whether horses experience the feeling of jealousy towards a rival who may threaten the bond they share with their human owner.
Allowing horses to live naturally in stable social groups is the panacea for a litany of equine ailments. It improves fitness, all but eliminates colic, cures ulcers and reduces or eliminates cribbing, weaving and other stereotypies associated with compromised psychological …
Do horses experience love and have friendships? If so, do they experience the loss of those as we do and is their bereavement as enduring or debilitating? If so, how can we help them?
A draft horse refuses to work …
Rather than labeling a horse as stubborn, equine psychologist Antonia J.Z. Henderson, says people should look for the root cause of a refusal to comply.
In this article equine psychologist, Antonia Henderson, PhD, seeks to close the communication divide between horses and humans.
How often have we heard about a horse, or horses, who “went sour,” (i.e. the horse’s true bad nature did not reveal itself until later)?
Equine Guelph and the University of Guelph would really like to know how you stay up to date on the latest equine research news. Together, they are conducting a study on the awareness of current research among members of Ontario’s …
Equine psychologist Antonia Henderson examines equine emotions – what research has revealed, what we think we know, and what might be possible.
Many argue that equitation science is too mechanical, artificial and formulaic to capture the relationship that humans have with horses
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.