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.
After months of being apart, horse owners wonder if their horses will remember who they are after the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.
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.
Equine psychologist Antonia Henderson, Ph.D., discusses why horses need their whiskers, even if having them means looking less polished in the show ring.
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.