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An Italian study found horses and dogs can play together, communicating their intentions of playing and reading and mimicking each other’s facial expressions.
Horses and dogs understand and adapt to each other in play
28 April 2020
Without speaking the same language, it’s impossible to know for sure what your horse thinks or feels. Every horse is different, and every horse/human relationship is different, but science can give us hints at what’s going on in your horse’s mind.
Do horses miss their owners when they're not around?
26 April 2020
For the purpose of this position statement, a restrictive noseband is defined as one that is tight enough to prevent the placement of two adult fingers between the noseband and the frontal nasal plane.
Position paper brings scientific evidence of potential adverse effects of restrictive nosebands on horses
5 November 2019
Girth aversion or girthiness is a nonspecific clinical sign anecdotally associated with multiple conditions in the horse
Girthiness: retrospective study of 37 horses
11 August 2019
Domestic donkeys descended from wild asses, adapted to the semi-arid climates of Africa, whereas domestic horses originate from more temperate areas of Eurasia.
Study explores shelter-seeking behaviour of donkeys and horses in temperate climates
15 May 2019
Equine assisted interventions (EAIs) include all therapeutic interventions aimed at improving human wellbeing through the involvement of horses.
Emotional transfer in human–horse interaction: New perspectives on equine-assisted interventions
26 February 2019