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Equine Language: Facial, Vocal and Body

by EquiMed Staff

April 26, 2018 16:00

Learn how your horse's facial, vocal, and body language can tune you in to its reactions to people, places and things …

Recognizing and Preventing Equine Stereotypies

by EquiMed Staff

April 26, 2018 16:05

Cribbing, weaving and stall walking are common stable vices. Learn the 8 common causes of stereotypies and 8 steps you can take to prevent these destructive …

Behavior

You, Your Horse, and Mind Games

Flossie Sellers

You, Your Horse, and Mind Games

by Flossie Sellers

April 26, 2018 16:18

Learn about the three principles of managing your horse's behavior and how to prevent getting drawn into "mind games …

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 Tip

Horses living in a herd situation may prevent weaker or older horses from access to sufficient feed. Be aware of your horse's body condition and take action if a horse is suffering from lack of feed.

Desensitize Your Horse to Common Encounters

by EquiMed Staff

April 18, 2017 18:16

Because of the horse's exceptionally perceptive and sensitive nature, he has the ability to detect sensory stimuli on the trail or in unfamiliar places that …

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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