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Stereotypies: Bad Habits or Vices …

Flossie Sellers

Stereotypies: Bad Habits or Vices …

by Flossie Sellers

March 20, 2018 13:59

Learn about the 3 different types of stereotypies and the 8 contributing factors research shows to be causative factors in the development of stereotypies in …

Behavior

The Equine Psyche

EquiMed Staff

The Equine Psyche

by EquiMed Staff

April 26, 2018 15:57

The fears and needs of your horse are stuck there in the back of its psyche based on millions of years of experience. Learn how 4 essential needs form and …

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 …

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

Swollen bumps under the jaw of a 3-1/2 year old horse are developing tooth roots. These are called eruption cysts.

Behavior

Dealing with Head-shy or Ear-shy Horses

Heather Smith Thomas

Dealing with Head-shy or Ear-shy Horses

by Heather Smith Thomas

January 9, 2019 18:01

Horses are not born head-shy or ear shy. Regardless of the cause, a head shy horse can be retrained to accept everyday contact for bridling and grooming …

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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