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Horse Rhythms and Movements from Walk to Gallop and in Between

by EquiMed Staff

April 26, 2018 16:01

Read to learn how close attention to your horse's rhythms and movements can improve your interactions with your horse …

Behavior

Finding a Horse Behaviorist

Mark Sellers

Finding a Horse Behaviorist

by Mark Sellers

April 18, 2017 11:38

Need help with your pushy, stubborn or wayward horse? Learn how to choose an expert to help you "read" your horse and develop specific plans for specific …

I have two horses in my small herd of 5 that don't get along. What can …

by Jenni Nellist

April 18, 2017 12:03

Have horses that don't get along? Worried about potential injury to horses or people? Equine behavior expert Jenni Nellist offers advice on solving this problem …

Behavior

How Horses Learn

EquiMed Staff

How Horses Learn

by EquiMed Staff

April 18, 2017 18:34

With positive reinforcement, a horse learns to perform an action to receive something he desires, such as food, stroking, or praise …

Behavior Tip

Fossil records show that extensive evolution of equines occured in North America, but living wild species are only found in Africa and Asia.

Learned Helplessness - An Unfortunate Short Cut in Horse Training

by Mark Sellers

February 11, 2021 18:36

Fortunately, the trend is to consider the well-being of the horse during training, and to use techniques that are based on scientifically sound evidence, …

be·hav·ior
/bəˈhāvyər/
noun
  1. the way in which an animal or person acts in response to a particular situation or stimulus.
  2. equine activities that provide entertainement to the animal, including bucking, kicking, and spooking.

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