Equine Essentials: Body Language, Posture, Expressions, and Movement (Free for NL Members - also available for purchase!)

9. What the Horse is Designed for, as a Species, and How the Human “Management” of them can Affect their Behavior

 

GAIN SKILL and CONFIDENCE in your interactions with horses. LEARN the ESSENTIALS to better understand, care for, and CONNECT with HORSES.

The series includes the following video episodes (available for basic and professional NL members; first in the series available for all):

  1. Introduction to basic horse body language - available to all
  2. Horse body language when a request is made
  3. Horse body language during attachment and detachment (with horse, Annie)
  4. Horse movement as part of body language
  5. Horse body language during attachment and detachment (with horse, Buck) -
  6. How to differentiate between appeasement and connection
  7. Possible horse behaviors that could be dangerous
  8. Specific areas of the horse's body to notice when reading body language and understanding pacifying movements
  9. What the horse is designed for, as a species, and how the human "management" of horses can affect their behavior

 

9. What the Horse is Designed for, as a Species, and How the Human “Management” of them can Affect their Behavior

In this video, you will learn how the horse, as a species, was designed to eat and move. You will then learn how the changes we make to their environment might affect their physical and emotional wellbeing. Lastly, you will learn about “stereotypies” – what they are and how they develop.

AVAILABLE to NL Members

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