After months of being apart, horse owners wonder if their horses will remember who they are after the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.
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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.
Licking and chewing in horses originates from a surge in saliva output as the body switches from the sympathetic to the parasympathetic nervous system.
Equine Self-Mutilation Syndrome is a type of stereotypy like cribbing, weaving, stall-walking or lip-flapping, generally associated with compromised welfare
Although there is little research on grief in horses, researchers have documented numerous instances of what looks like grief in a variety of other animals.
We like to think we are on the same wavelength as our horses. But recent research into heart coupling indicates that we may not be quite so in sync.
Lameness, which would appear to be the most obvious indicator of pain severity, is often not the most accurate assessment of the extent of injury.
Since we can’t ask our horses to fill in questionnaires or conduct interviews about their feelings, we don’t know if horses experience depression.