Janet L. Jones, PhD

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Capture your horse's attention

By understanding your mount’s capacity for vigilance and expanding your own awareness, you can improve your partnership—and your ability to learn together.

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How horses see the world

Many common problems between horses and their handlers are rooted in how differently they see the world. Here’s what you need to know about equine depth perception, night vision and other sight-related systems.

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How your horse's vision differs from yours

If you want to shape your horse’s performance and gain his trust, you need to understand how he sees the world.

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Are you spending too much time with your horse?

Even with the best intentions, you can stress out your horse with too much handling. Instead, focus on quality over quantity when you interact with him.