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Understanding your horse"s behavior

Sue M. McDonnell

Understanding your horse"s behavior

your guide to horse health care and management

by Sue M. McDonnell

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Published by Eclipse Press in Lexington, KY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horses -- Behavior

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 142).

    Other titlesYour horse"s behavior
    Statementby Sue McDonnell.
    SeriesThe horse health care library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF281 .M346 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23684999M
    ISBN 101581501285
    LC Control Number2005920844

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Understanding your horse"s behavior by Sue M. McDonnell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Beginning with two chapters on how horses communicate with each other (and with their owners), the authors go on to describe the effects of pain on the horse's behavior. Two chapters on establishing trust with older, difficult horses and with "starting" (breaking in) foals and young horses lead into the final sections on dealing with specific behavioral problems.5/5(1).

Sue M. McDonnell is an associate professor and founding head of the Havemeyer Equine Behavior Programme at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, New Bolton Center. She has published widely on stallion sexual behaviour and dysfunction and is author of The Equid Ethogram, A Practical Field Guide to Horse Behavior/5(3).

Horse owners, and those who work with horses, will want to add this book to their collection. Written by Sarah Fisher, the UK’s highest qualified Equine and Companion Instructor, it is full of important advice and exercises designed to keep your horse sound, help him recover from injury and enable him to /5(11).

Learn how a horse thinks, perceives its environment, develops vices, and learns. You will also learn about bonding among horses and humans, as well as what is appropriate mare and stallion behavior. McDonnell is known for her scientific approach to the study of horse behavior/5.

Great book to understand and respect horses. Understand horses behavior will help keep you safe when you are around a horse. A great read for everyone handling horses, even if it is to freshen up what you already know about horses.

Horses give us very clear signals of the actions they are going to take/5(). By Sue McDonnell, Ph.D. Understanding Your Horse's Behavior is a fascinating compilation of real-life questions from horse owners about problems they face with their horses, and answers supplied by.

Many books I have read and owned have mostly focused just on the training side, but I really enjoy how Linda Telling-Jones puts more emphasis on behavior concepts blended with the training, which I believe is a much better way to train, and fundamental to understanding the horse/5().

Understanding these inbred characteristics will unlock the secrets of horse behavior. The Secret of Flight: The horse in its wild state depends upon flight as its primary survival behavior.

The horse’s natural habitat is grasslands, prairie or steppes. Carni- vores spend a greater proportion of their time stalking food and less time consuming food. Horses spend a greater proportion of their time consuming food and less time searching for food.

Carnivores typically must attack and subdue their food before consuming it; horses merely graze and Size: 1MB. Your horse’s behavior, explained by expert clinicians, trainers, and behaviorists.

Understanding horse behavior is an essential tool to anyone owning or caring for a horse. Where-to-Ride Guide. To the avid horse enthusiast, this book will provide a reference to scien-tific studies and a thorough overview of our understanding of horse behav-ior.

Data from studies throughout the world are included. xiv Horse Behavior, 2nd Edition 00 (i-xiv) -NEW 10/21/02 PM File Size: 4MB. Subtle changes in your horse's posture, expression and movements can provide important clues to what he is thinking.

Learn how to translate horse body language. Subtle changes in your horse's posture, expression and movements can provide important clues to what he is thinking.

Subtle changes in your horse's posture, expression and movements can provide important clues to. Fisher shows how, by understanding the way tensions and blocks affect your horse, you can take steps to improve every aspect of its life effectively. This book gives useful tips on how to help your horse stay sound, recover from an injury and how to enable him to realise his full potential/5(12).

Learn how a horse thinks, perceives its environment, develops vices, and learns. You will also learn about bonding among horses and humans, as well as what is appropriate mare and stallion behavior. McDonnell is known for her scientific approach to the study of horse behavior.

She has conducted research for the National Institute of Health on the physiology and pharmacology of sexual 4/5(1).

About the Book Author. Audrey Pavia is the former editor of Horse Illustrated magazine and an award-winning writer of numerous articles on equine subjects. The author of seven books about horses, she has also contributed to Thoroughbred Times, Horse & Rider, and many other animal magazines.

Janice Posnikoff, DVM, is a highly respected equine veterinarian with over 20 years experience. Understanding your horse's behavior: your guide to horse health care and management.

[Sue M McDonnell] -- "A fascinating compilation of real-life questions from horse owners about problems they face with their horses and answers supplied by renowned equine behaviorist Sue MCDonnell, Ph. D."   Basics of Equine Behavior One of the keys to safely working with your horse is understanding natural horse behavior.

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Free shipping over $   Equine Behavior: A Guide for Veterinarians and Equine Scientists is the quintessential reference for all who really want to know what makes horses tick. Research in horse behavior has made great strides in recent years. This book examines /5.

Understanding your horse's behavior: your guide to horse health care and management. [Sue M McDonnell] -- Information and resources on the basics of horse behavior. Included are examples of common behavior problems and suggested approaches to behavior modification.

A number of these books deal solely or mainly with the behaviour of horses themselves (PURE), while the remainder also go into issues of training and interaction with people.

Omitted from this list are books dealing primarily with horse care, riding, training and schooling etc. Horse Body Language. Understanding the behavior and body language of horses can keep you and others safe while working with horses. This article provides some common body language signs and signals, along with descriptions or translations of each.PRACTICAL APPLICATION: In order to try to adapt a horse to a man made environment he needs to be exposed to it in a way that will leave fear-less and pain-less memories and promote positive horse-behavior.

FACT: Horses are inherently curious. Horses are willing to check out new and unusual things that seem interesting but not threatening. In order to survive they know instinctively that they.