Behavior Health Center

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Behavioral Changes from Foal to Aged Equine

by EquiMed Staff

April 26, 2018 16:17

Learn about the behavioral traits and challenges of your growing foal and how you fit into that ever-changing picture as the horse ages …

Horse Training With Treats, Does It Work …

by Katie Navarra

April 18, 2017 11:40

Can you use treats to train your horse? Most expert say no, but some say yes. Read on to find out how you can use treats to get better behavior from your horse …

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 …

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 …

Behavior Tip

Fossil records show that extensive evolution of equines occured in North America, but living wild species are only found in Africa and Asia.

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 …

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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