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Stereotypies: Bad Habits or Vices …

Flossie Sellers

Stereotypies: Bad Habits or Vices …

by Flossie Sellers

March 20, 2018 13:59

Learn about the 3 different types of stereotypies and the 8 contributing factors research shows to be causative factors in the development of stereotypies in …

Behavior

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 …

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 …

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

Most horses rest and sleep between 10 PM and 5 AM. Horses also often sleep in the first two hours following midday. It is a good barnyard practice to have quiet time in the early afternoon to facilitate horse rest.

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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