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Lets be Friends First

While most people would like to think they are friends with their horse, and many know that being friendly with your horse is the first step in any horsemanship program, few realise just how far you can develop that friendship. One horsemanship program that bases its philosophy on the unique bonds horses form with each […]

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Book and website

Horse Watch – What it is to Be Equine by Marthe Kiley-Worthington This would have to be the best book on Equine Ethology I’ve ever read. And that is simply because the author constantly references her own herd of arabian horses that she has studied extensively over a 20 year period. The scientific discussion and

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Bitless Science

The science around riding bitless is limited but here are some helpful articles and sources. Both of these articles have the same title, but different information. One focuses on the physical damage a bit can cause to the horse, and the other on a study done to evaluate the difference between young horses started with

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Horsemanship

HORSE AGILITY In only a few weeks this incredibly exciting horse sport has gone from being virtually unknown to having a strong following in Australia. Like the better-known dog agility, horse agility involves horses moving about a course of obstacles including bending poles, ramps, bridges, tunnels and even hoops. It was created by Kalev Tyllinen in

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