Research shows that penile tumescence is very common in both stallions and geldings and many appear to find PR training quite stimulating.
A pilot study showed the proportion of horses failing to complete the competition was significantly higher for those with high RHpE scores.
Studies are limited as to how much pain a horse experiences during the process, but there are alternatives to make it less stressful.
Videos of horses playing to start the week off right. Note that we faced great peril by googling 'horseballs' ... you're welcome.
Some stables do not allow boarder's dogs, often because of bad past experiences. Here's how to make your pooch welcome at the farm.
Rather than trying to assume a position of dominance, humane equine training involves the basic learning principles of ethical equitation.
Whether caused by high spirits, discomfort or just too much energy, bucking can rattle (or injure) the rider and disrupt training sessions.
Recent research suggests that horses demonstrate surprising skill at utilizing gestures when they want something
In this excerpt from the fascinating book by Janet Jones, PhD, sensory deprivation and how it applies to riding indoors is examined.
The Fox Hollow program teaches future show horses how to handle pretty much anything through gradual exposure to scary stimuli.