An old Thoroughbred offers a reminder of how well horses understand our body language–even when we don’t mean what we “say.”
In their new book, Farancesco De Giorgio and José De Giorgio-Schoorl explain the elements of equine cognition and explore how they shape our relationships with horses.
Horses are asking us questions all the time, says the author of the new book, Horse Speak, and with practice you can learn to answer appropriately—and start a meaningful conversation.
A yawn can signal something other than boredom or drowsiness, it may mean a horse is frustrated or unhappy.
There's a surprisingly simple way of predicting whether a spooking horse will turn to the right or left.
Even the worst feeding-related behavioral problems can be solved with patient and consistent training.
Here are 10 ways to reduce a horse’s anxiety without resorting to sedatives or tranquilizers.
New study shows anxiety consistent among horses exposed to pyrotechnics..
Repeated concussion can lead to footsoreness and hoof cracks.
If you know there’s been a dustup, check over the horses involved just to be sure everyone is OK.
A mishap on the trail leaves a once-stalwart horse skittish and fearful. What can be done to restore his confidence?
Handled the right way, the process of teaching your horse to accept the spray from a water hose can lay the groundwork for solving future training problems.
New study shows that horses are capable of using a mode of communication often used by dogs.
Researchers are close to identifying a gene that may make some horses easier to handle than others.
Research shows that horses recognize and react to human emotions expressed by facial cues alone.
A growing body of research suggests that horses can enter a depression-like state as a reaction to their environment or chronic pain.
A large-scale study of horses transported long distances with a commercial shipping company found a low risk of associated health problems.
Researchers in Japan are close to identifying a gene that may make some horses easier to handle than others.