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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 …

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 …

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 …

When mounting, how do I calm my nervous, fidgety horse so he won't try …

by Jenni Nellist

April 18, 2017 15:22

Your horse can learn new things about being mounted and instead of being nervous and fidgety, he will learn that standing still and cooperating is worthwhile …

Behavior Tip

Make sure your horse knows where you are at all times when working in proximity. A surprised horse may kick or spook.


Dealing with the Barn Sour Horse

Heather Smith Thomas

Dealing with the Barn Sour Horse

by Heather Smith Thomas

January 7, 2020 16:16

The barn sour horse gets anxious and difficult to control when away from its barn or herd mates. Understanding the causes and retraining makes a safer and …

  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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