Behavior Health Center

Featured Articles

Ears, Eyes, Mouth and Tail - Observe Carefully …

by Flossie Sellers

April 26, 2018 15:49

Learn about the ways a horse's senses allow them to stay safe and monitor their world for anything that might indicate danger is near and how they communicate …

Domestic Equine Behavior - A Brief History

by EquiMed Staff

April 26, 2018 15:54

Learn about the horse's development from a small quadruped to the large fleet-footed mammal that is on his best behavior with an alpha leader …

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 …

Should colt starting be a competitive event? - EquiMed Asks

by Mark Sellers

April 4, 2017 18:09

We recently asked our Facebook visitors, "Should colt starting be a competitive event?" Based on this informal survey, the answer is a clear No …

Behavior Tip

A release of pressure rewards a horse and is the foundation of training. Timing is very important. The release should occur within 1/2 second of the desired response for best effectiveness.

My Horse Is Acting Out: Is He Stressed …

by Jenni Nellist

April 18, 2017 14:33

Learn how stress, which causes horses to act out, can be reduced when the possibility for equine enjoyment is actively embraced by you as the horse's owner …

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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