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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 …

My mare pins her ears when approached. What can I do to put her in a …

by Jenni Nellist

April 18, 2017 12:19

Ears pinning is a signal that your mare is upset or frightened. Jenni Nellist provides information that will help you understand why a horse pins its ears, and …

My Horse Is Acting Out: Is He Stressed …

by Jenni Nellist

April 18, 2017 14:33

Learn how stress, which causes horses to act out, can be reduced when the possibility for equine enjoyment is actively embraced by you as the horse's owner …

Exercise: An Hour a Day Can Make a Big Difference in Horse Behavior

by Flossie Sellers

April 18, 2017 15:31

Your horse will gain additional benefit from moving in snow since it requires him to pick up his feet, offers excellent resistance training, and the cold …

Behavior Tip

A young horse learns patience when standing safely tied. Never leave a young horse tied without supervision, and always use a quick release knot with a break-away link to prevent accidents.

Mutual Grooming in Horses - You Scratch My Back, I'll Scratch Yours …

by EquiMed Staff

April 18, 2017 15:40

Horses often begin a mutual grooming session by scratching each others withers but then move up and down each others body using their teeth to scratch and …

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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