By understanding your mount’s capacity for vigilance and expanding your own awareness, you can improve your partnership—and your ability to learn together.
An old Thoroughbred offers a reminder of how well horses understand our body language–even when we don’t mean what we “say.”
In their new book, Farancesco De Giorgio and José De Giorgio-Schoorl explain the elements of equine cognition and explore how they shape our relationships with horses.
Looking for inspiration? Consider Morgan Wagner and her horse Endo, who have overcome daunting challenges to continue to excel in the show ring.
Take a few simple precautions to reduce your horse's risk of door-to-hip collisions.
Horses are asking us questions all the time, says the author of the new book, Horse Speak, and with practice you can learn to answer appropriately—and start a meaningful conversation.
Handled the right way, the process of teaching your horse to accept the spray from a water hose can lay the groundwork for solving future training problems.
A particular form of positive reinforcement proves effective in discouraging unwanted behavior in horses.
Research suggests that foals take their cues from their mothers' behavior.
To help a horse overcome his nervousness, you need to become a source of comfort and security for him. Here’s how to do it.
To go from “rider” to “true horseman” requires learning all that you can about horses, as well as how to show them leadership.
It takes time to build a language both you and your horse understand. But by rewarding small steps in the right direction, you will advance your goal, and pretty soon you’ll be having a great conversation.
Take steps to make sure your longeing sessions are safe and productive.