Horse Care – Behavior

Behavior Materials

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Horse Basic Care And Safety – Sleep

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Horse Behavior – An Introduction

The subject of behavior is fascinating to me because we all usually are interacting with a captive horse.  Their behavior has adapted to what they know from being handled by humans from their first moment on this earth.  They have never been free.  Yet deep in their...

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Horse Behavior – Barn Damage

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Horse Behavior – Cribbing And Other Unusual Addictive Behavior

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Horse Behavior – Difficult Horse

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Horse Behavior – Fight Or Flight Reactions

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Horse Behavior – Flehmen Lip Curl

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Horse Behavior – Herd Hierarchy

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Horse Behavior – Mutual Grooming

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Horse Behavior – Normal Foal Behavior

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Horse Behavior – Playing Or Having Fun

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Horse Behavior – Self Mutilation

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Horse Behavior – Stall Kicking

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Horse Behavior – Weaving Behavior

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WARNING – This horse may kill you!

The White Horse Melissa approached the 7 year old gelding warmblood the same way she approaches every horse she sees – with leadership. The owner had called two days earlier and said that she would not be attending the appointment because she knew she was a...

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Who Is Responsible? (part 1)

Here is a question from Loretta that was asked in a recent Horse Talk webinar at The Horse’s Advocate™. It was free and no one left the meeting during the first hour! “I was wondering if there is a sure proof way to expose your horse to everything and keep...

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Who Is Responsible? (part 2)

(See last week for part 1) Leaders Need To Know Who They Are Leading Different personalities need different styles of leadership.  A dominant personality needs a leader who can look the horse in the eye without fear but remain as calm as smooth water on a lake and...

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Why Is My Horse Girthy? – HorseSense™ With Doc T

Discussion: Girthiness is when the horse swishes his tail, stomps his feet, turns his head around to touch or even bite you when you tighten the girth. This narrated animation helps to describe the cause behind this behavior. Want to join the discussion? Click and...

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