An updated look at the research conducted by the Heart Math Institute into how horses influence our own heart rhythms.
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Identifying pain in horses can be tricky, as some appear to be 'sucks' while others are stoic, but research has produced some helpful scales.
What horses know about themselves and others is the centre of some interesting research involving mirrors and human gestures.
A look at what research has discovered regarding what horses know and remember about human faces, places, and interfaces.
Research shows that penile tumescence is very common in both stallions and geldings and many appear to find PR training quite stimulating.
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.
Recent research suggests that horses demonstrate surprising skill at utilizing gestures when they want something
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.