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Finding a Horse Behaviorist

Mark Sellers

Finding a Horse Behaviorist

by Mark Sellers

April 18, 2017 11:38

Need help with your pushy, stubborn or wayward horse? Learn how to choose an expert to help you "read" your horse and develop specific plans for specific …

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 …

Can I Use Clicker Training with My Horse …

by Jenni Nellist

April 18, 2017 13:45

Six easy guidelines to learn how to use clicker training to train your horse. By equine behaviorist Jenni Nellist

Different Horses, Different Personalities: How I've Worked With …

by Heather Smith Thomas

April 18, 2017 15:12

Every horse is different, not only in structure and physical characteristics but also in personality. With a timid horse you need to be supportive, and …

Behavior Tip

Young horses need time to process external stimulations. When handling a young horse, make your activities slow and deliberate.

Desensitize Your Horse to Common Encounters

by EquiMed Staff

April 18, 2017 18:16

Because of the horse's exceptionally perceptive and sensitive nature, he has the ability to detect sensory stimuli on the trail or in unfamiliar places that …

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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