Category: Horse Behavior

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Dealing with Horses that Bite

A biting horse is extremely dangerous, no matter what the cause of his bad behavior.? If your horse has a tendency towards nipping or outright biting, it is important that you understand why he...

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The Heat Cycle in Mares

In the horse world, mares often have a reputation for being unpredictable and grouchy, something that is usually attributed to their heat cycles. Many horse people prefer to ride geldings, and claim that geldings...

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How Horses Sleep

Even with the amount of time that most horse owners spend at the barn, it is probably quite unlikely that you?ve ever caught your horse in the middle of a nap.? Here are some...

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Keep Your Horse from Jigging

Horses always know immediately when it is time to turn around on the trail and head for home, and it?s comical to watch their ears come up and their gaits become more energetic.? However,...

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Common Horse Bad Habits

Horses were made to wander, roaming endlessly in search of food.? This instinctive need for activity can create many problems for domestic horses that are left in stalls or paddocks for days at a...

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Calming a Pushy Horse

In a herd situation, horses are constantly challenging each other to determine their role within the herd.? Horses see the world in hierarchal levels, and are always looking to reassure themselves as to where...