Behavior

Zen Horseman

by Debbie Moors Combining science and spirituality, Dr. Allan Hamilton, author of Zen Mind, Zen Horse, offers tips for strengthening your bond with your horse and becoming a more effective horseman. Read More


Fix Your Needle-Phobic Horse

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Does your horse panic at the sight of a needle and syringe? Learn why he says "whoa, no way!" to needles and how to solve this frustrating (sometimes dangerous) problem. Read More


Stable Vice or Stereotypie?

by Rebecca Overton What used to be called "vices" are, according to research, not your horse's fault. Find out how a back-to-nature approach to management can eliminate or prevent them (and improve the quality of life for any horse). Read More


What's Your Horse Thinking?

by Jennifer Forsberg Meyer Animal scientist Temple Grandin, PhD, offers insights into your horse's thoughts and feelings and how they affect his behavior. Read More


Horsenality: It Makes Your Horse Unique

by Jennifer Forsberg Meyer Can you decode your horse's personality to discover what makes him tick? A Q&A with educator and clinician Linda Parelli. Read More


Testing Equine Intelligence

Scientists constantly debate whether or not animals have emotions. Read on to find out how horses learn and interact with the world. By Debbie Moors for Horse & Rider magazine. Read More


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