Introduction to Behavior for Horse Owners


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In this video course, Jody Ambrose and Megan Phillips from Train with Trust explain what behavior is and why horses develop different behaviors. They look at how and why behaviors change, specifically through learning and training. They also look at the all-important issue for so many horse owners: how to get behaviors you want and stop those you don’t want.

At the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Explain what behavior is
  • Differentiate between behavior and constructs
  • Discuss why horses behave as they do
  • Discuss how to get behaviors you want and stop the behaviors you don’t want
  • Discuss classical conditioning and operant conditioning

If you score over 70% in the quiz at the end, you can download a free certificate and an electronic badge to share on your LinkedIn and social media profiles to show you have passed this course.