Behavior

Understand Your Horse's Eyesight

by Dr. Karen Hayes, DVM The equine eye is designed to help horses easily spot predators, footing, and food. Learning about the unique capabilities of your horse's eyes can help you better understand his... Read More


Braver Horse, Braver You

by Glenn Stewart Done properly, this stick-and-string exercise will teach your horse to think more and spook less. Read More


Self-Lifting Feet

by Jennifer Paulson Pat Parelli shares the steps to overcome resistance when picking up a horse’s feet. Read More


Understand Ear Pinning

A mare pins her ears at other horses; her rider asks why she does this and how to correct it. Read More


Keep Him Honest!

by Jason Martin Is your horse calling the shots in the show pen? A multiple world champion tells how to correct and prevent this frustrating behavior plus improve the overall longevity of your show horse. Read More


Makeover Your Hard-to-Catch Horse

by Jennifer Paulson Pat Parelli offers insight into why a horse might be hard to catch, and how to change his behavior for a more enjoyable relationship. Read More


Trust & Respect

by Stacy Westfall Trust is key with timid horses; bold ones need to develop more respect. Read More


Why Some Horses Suck Their Tongues

An expert recommends removing the frustration that may be at the root of this oral behavior. Read More


Reward Your Horse the Right Way

by Jennifer Forsberg Meyer Expand your bag of “good-boy!” tricks and watch your horse’s performance—and his attitude—improve. Read More


Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy

by Abigail Boatwright How horses help heal troubled minds in equine-facilitated psychotherapy. Read More


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