In the final part of this series, equine psychologist Antonia Henderson looks at why we need to know our equine athletes better, discover what they need for their psychological well-being, and ensure that it happens.
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Weaning poses a substantial risk for the development of stereotypies – chronic, invariant, ritualistic behaviours that appear to serve no useful purpose.
The vet, trainer and owner are gathered around the horse, all eyes focused on the offending limb. The verdict has been decreed – two months' stall rest.
There are good reasons for trying to reduce equine stress levels. In this article, learn which products are available to do so.
Horses living in a natural social herd form intraspecific social hierarchies that serve to minimize aggression rather than exacerbate it.
With negative reinforcement, we achieve the desired behaviour by taking away something unpleasant. Keep reading for more information.
Equine psychologist, Antonia Henderson, PhD, describes what we know – and what we think we know – about horses’ emotions.
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 horse industry. It will be online until February 1, 2015. The study aims to measure […]