Added by Lindsay Grice on September 30, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments
Humans show pain through facial expressions which have been coded and used to assess the discomfort of patients who cannot communicate their suffering in other ways, such as babies.
Scientist have done the same for laboratory animal (for example the “Mouse Grimace” scale).
And now the Horse Grimace Scale has been…Continue
Added by Lindsay Grice on September 17, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments
You hit a roadblock at a horse show and, because youre a thinking rider, you don’t jump to the “he’s just being a jerk” or “his saddle doesn’t fit” or “she must be in heat” conclusion, with a sigh and a wave of your hand. You look deeper. A common thread. Go through your mental files of personal experience, and the proven facts about horse physiology and behaviour…Continue
Added by Lindsay Grice on September 12, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments