Added by Lindsay Grice on December 28, 2012 at 7:57am — No Comments
Smart. Clever. Dull. Clueless. We all have stories of horses that connect the dots and others that …don’t. So, really, are some horses sharper than others?
As a trainer, I’ll swear to the value of having a well-defined, systematic approach to training. I’ve also learned (sometimes the…Continue
Horse psychology insights: for a winning edge in the show ring and in…Continue
Added by Lindsay Grice on November 12, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments
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Flight response: A horse’s instinct as a prey animal, to flee from perceived danger.
Dr Andrew Mclean says “A structure deep inside the brain called the amygdala, sorts out stimuli as to whether they are fearful or not. Fearful stimuli receive special recognition by the brain in terms of…
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Dr Camie Heleski, Michigan State University, describes a study that illustrates this point…
In a study by Flannery, ponies…Continue
Added by Lindsay Grice on August 23, 2012 at 7:44pm — No Comments
In the information age, Q and A columns , blogs, and on -line forums provide an buffet of answers to the questions horse owners have as they try to communicate with their 1000 lb., non-English speaking partners. The process of equine training and management can be puzzling. In in the horse world,…Continue
Added by Lindsay Grice on April 13, 2012 at 9:36pm — No Comments