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Positive Reinforcement Training: Adding Up the Pluses and the Minuses

Positive reinforcement isn't just for dogs - it can also apply to training horses. Find out how to make your horse want to work for you....

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Decoding Equine Emotions

Equine psychologist, Antonia Henderson, PhD, describes what we know - and what we think we know - about horses' emotions. ...

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Decoding Equine Emotions

Equine psychologist Antonia Henderson examines equine emotions – what research has revealed, what we think we know, and what might be possible....

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Bombproofing Your Horse Part 1

'Bombproofing' is a popular catch-phrase for what is essentially a systematic process to desensitize horses to frightening objects and situations. ...

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Resistance-free Bridling

Find out how to use clicker training to teach your horse to accept the bridle happily. ...

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What Makes Horses “Stubborn”?

Can horses be stubborn, or do we need to dig deeper to deal with a refusal to comply?...

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Talking to Horses: Exploring Communication & Understanding

Equine psychologist Antonia J. Z. Henderson, Ph.D., explores communication and understanding between humans and horses....

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Emotional Rescue: Exploring Love & Loss in Equines

Equine psychologist, Antonia J.Z. Henderson, Ph.D., explores whether and to what degree horses experience love and loss....

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Calming Products: The Kinder Alternative?

There are good reasons for trying to reduce equine stress levels. Learn which products are available to do so. ...

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The Happy Athlete Part 1

Can you accurately identify equine psychological well being? In this first of a two-part series, equine psychologist Antonia Henderson explores why our own understanding of a horse's happiness is prone to error. ...

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