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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 …

Equine Senses and How They Relate to Behavior

by EquiMed Staff

April 26, 2018 15:59

Learn how your horse's behavior is determined by what he see, hears, smells, and feels, and the part you play in affecting your horses responses to its world …

Using Behavior to Your Advantage in Training Your Horse

by EquiMed Staff

April 26, 2018 16:03

Learn three ways equine behavior can work for you in training your horse when you tune into his reactions, attitudes, and need for the right amount of exercise …

One Method Does Not Work For All Horses

by Katie Navarra

April 26, 2018 16:18

Learn how to use your particular horse's specific talents as the key for effectively training your horse …

Behavior Tip

Interval training consists of sessions of intense work alternating with a recovery rest interval. Use interval training for horses that are used for short but intense sessions of work (roping, reining).

Behavior

How Horses Learn

EquiMed Staff

How Horses Learn

by EquiMed Staff

April 18, 2017 18:34

With positive reinforcement, a horse learns to perform an action to receive something he desires, such as food, stroking, or praise …

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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