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Equine Behavior


How Can I Solve His Separation Anxiety?

A top equine researcher weighs in on the subject of how to overcome your horse's separation anxiety.

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Your Horse Knows When You’re Angry

Horse owners often pick up on a horse’s cranky mood from his body language, and the latest research is showing that horses can also tell when a human is angry based on facial expressions.

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Why Does My Mare Chew on the Metal Cross-Ties After a Treat?

A vet offers an interesting explanation as to why a horse might nibble cross-ties after receiving a treat.

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How Horses Sleep: Power Naps

Studies of herds of wild and semi-wild horses show that horses take "power naps" and use the buddy system to get the rest they need while keeping safe from predators.

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How Horses Sleep

What does your horse need to sleep well? Maybe not what you think, say equine-behavior experts.