By Jane Myers,Stuart Myers

ISBN-10: 0994156138

ISBN-13: 9780994156136

A horse is a horse – in fact. Horse behaviour defined or What you actually need to understand approximately horses so you do not make mistakes.

Understanding horse behaviour is a crucial a part of taking care of horses effectively. it's very effortless to persuade your self that your horse is content material to do all the issues that you just get pleasure from, yet a greater method is to appreciate that your horse sees the area relatively in a different way to you, in the end, you're a primate (hunter/gatherer) and your horse is a truly huge furry herbivore! So it is not mind-blowing that you just either have a truly diversified view of the world.
We suggest that if unsure take every little thing 'back to fundamentals' and consider what a horse has developed to be. This publication describes horse behaviour in either the wild 'natural' setting and within the household setting. It then appears to be like at how one can lessen rigidity within the household horse by means of figuring out and acknowledging their genuine wishes, leading to a extra 'well-adjusted', content material and thriving animal.

This ebook is written through those people who are equine pros (who paintings complete time within the horse as experts worldwide), and feature a long time of functional event (owning, education, training, public talking, competing etc.) in addition to educational adventure (research and Masters measure (MSc Equine)). so that you should be convinced you're getting quality details. This ebook is written in a mode that any horse individual can comprehend - from whole newbie to very experienced!

Equiculture teaches humans approximately liable horse possession and a few of the obligations of being a horse individual contain figuring out what's rather very important to horses, what makes them thrive, what reduces pressure and what constitutes stable welfare practices.

This booklet is a concise (but no longer too short!) examine the topic that you can examine vital evidence approximately horses. in case you have a better figuring out of what horses quite are and very want you could deal with them larger and extra successfully so they remain fit and are a excitement to be round. Do your horse a favour and browse this book!

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Contents

What horses are …
What horses usually are not …
Horse behaviour and ‘lifestyle’
Natural residing horses
Domestic horses
Communication
Vocalisations and different noises
Body language
Intelligence and studying ability
Training effects
Time-budgets of horses
Time spent grazing
Time spent sleeping
Time spent loafing
Herd and social behaviour
Grazing and feeding behaviour
Paddock/field behaviour
Dunging behaviour
Sexual differences
Individual differences
Abnormal horse behaviour
Improving the 'lifestyle' of family horses
Introducing a brand new horse to a longtime herd
Bibliography and extra reading

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