Many horse owners believe they lack expertise or confidence to train their horse – but is the solution to send him for professional training? Equine Behaviourist Justine Harrison discusses this issue in a two-part blog post.
Alja Kisilak from Slovenia writes about a number of important preparations which should be considered when training your horse as a healthy and happy athlete.
This month, Equitopia was awarded “Best Educational Film” and “Best Film of Rescue and Rehabilitation” at the Equus International Film Festival for the film about our beloved zebra-pony ‘Ziggy’ .
This is the sixth post in a series on the subject of compassionate training. Dr Karin Leibbrandt explains why the nose of a horse in vertical balance should be in front of the vertical, and why correct lateral flexion is necessary for this to happen.
This is the fourth post in a series on the subject of compassionate training. Dr Karin Leibbrandt explains why vertical balance is needed for correct lateral flexion.
Videos of horses with “funny” behavior often go viral on the internet. In this post, Georgie Welge discusses how a horse’s nervous system may explain these behaviors, and why understanding them helps us to make better training decisions.
Some trainers believe horses would have a ‘leader’ naturally within the herd, and much of their training methods are based on this belief. Justine Harrison – certified horse behavior consultant with the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants writes about why this is not necessarily true.