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Horse Behavior

 Knowing how a horse’s senses work—and how they’re different from human senses—will help you understand how the horse perceives his reality. A horse’s senses are keener than a human’s. They take in every bit of information possible from their...
Along with their human partners, police horses are conspicuous everywhere from riots to county fairs. But even more than holding the line between crowds and bystanders, horses ridden by mounted police officers seem totally impervious to placards, banners and...
 Jodi Tluczek watched her horses graze in her backyard."They look wonderful now,” she says. "But you should have seen them last night.”Last month, Tluczek and her husband trailered Sammy, a 3-year-old Paint and Ringo, an 11-year-old Quarter Horse...
When purchasing a new horse a few years ago, we were told by the previous owner that the horse "doesn’t like fly spray.” We brought her home and carefully applied some fly spray, only to find that she stood...

Patient Hoof Picking

Q: Sometimes when I’m picking out my horse’s hooves, he tries to put his foot down. If I hold it tightly, he tries to jerk it away. How can I make picking out feet easier? A: Training your horse...

The Buck Stops Here

Mac can sure buck by lostinfog on flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0Q: What do you do if when you cue your horse to canter he acts like he’s going to buck? Should you keep cueing or stop the canter cue and...
With those sharp teeth, massive jaws, and mighty muscles, we can count our lucky stars that most horses have no interest in tearing into human flesh. It only takes one bite to cause serious damage and extreme pain. If...
Q: Why do some horses feel threatened when it comes to their food and behave in an aggressive way at meal times? What can I do to prevent food-time aggression and stay safe at feeding time? A: A horse’s aggression...
One popular myth among equestrians is that a horse’s whorl—the swirling pattern of hair growth on the forehead—can predict a horse’s personality. You may have heard riders swear that a high whorl indicates a hot-tempered horse or that horses...
Q: I have heard of both cribbing and windsucking, but what is the difference between these two vices? A: Cribbing is when a horse presses his top teeth on a stationary object like a fence plank, stall door or...
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