Antonia J.Z. Henderson, Ph.D

Articles by Antonia J.Z. Henderson, Ph.D - 5 results

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Health

Equitable Arrangements: Psychological Well-being For Elite Performance Horses

Although the physiological needs of today’s performance horses are more than adequately met, the fulfillment of their psychological needs may be lacking.

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Training

Preventing Biting in Young Horses

Horses play with each other with their teeth and hooves, and young horses have not yet learned that playing with humans similarly is not on the agenda.

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Behaviour

Why Horses Paw and How to Prevent It

Equine psychologist Antonia J.Z. Henderson, Ph.D. explains the reasons why your horse may be pawing and what you can do to prevent this unwanted behaviour.

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Health

Equine Self-Mutilation Syndrome

Equine Self-Mutilation Syndrome is a type of stereotypy like cribbing, weaving, stall-walking or lip-flapping, generally associated with compromised welfare

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Training

Noseband Science: How Tight is Too Tight for Your Horse?

The rules on how tight a horse’s noseband should be in equestrian sports are unclear, but research is showing that they need to be loosened.