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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 …

I have two horses in my small herd of 5 that don't get along. What can …

by Jenni Nellist

April 18, 2017 12:03

Have horses that don't get along? Worried about potential injury to horses or people? Equine behavior expert Jenni Nellist offers advice on solving this problem …

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 …

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

Every horse trainer has their own version of "Make the right things easy and the wrong things hard," as a basic principle of horse training.

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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