Behavior Health Center

Featured Articles

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 …

Behavior

You, Your Horse, and Mind Games

Flossie Sellers

You, Your Horse, and Mind Games

by Flossie Sellers

April 26, 2018 16:18

Learn about the three principles of managing your horse's behavior and how to prevent getting drawn into "mind games …

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 …

Exercise: An Hour a Day Can Make a Big Difference in Horse Behavior

by Flossie Sellers

April 18, 2017 15:31

Your horse will gain additional benefit from moving in snow since it requires him to pick up his feet, offers excellent resistance training, and the cold …

Behavior Tip

Don't use a miniature donkey as a guard animal against predators. Even though they are brave, they are still prey and can be taken down by a large dog.

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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Hoof Care - Trimming the Donkey

Video of donkey hoof trimming.

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