Studies are limited as to how much pain a horse experiences during the process, but there are alternatives to make it less stressful.
Rather than trying to assume a position of dominance, humane equine training involves the basic learning principles of ethical equitation.
While we wish we never had to use physical restraints on our horses, unfortunately there are times it is necessary for everyone's safety.
The COVID-19 lockdown can teach us a lot about the pain of enforced social isolation that is the established industry norm for our equine athletes.
We love our horses and hope they love us. But do they? Here, we review what research has shown, and how to build a stronger relationship.
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.
Equine Self-Mutilation Syndrome is a type of stereotypy like cribbing, weaving, stall-walking or lip-flapping, generally associated with compromised welfare
Although the physiological needs of today’s performance horses are more than adequately met, the fulfillment of their psychological needs may be lacking.