The behavior of horses has intrigued horse-fanatics because of historical instances. The domestication of the horse and subsequent modern use for recreational purposes has led to shut observations of and fascination with horse behavior. Whether or not they recognize it, people who get satisfactory out of their horses are students of equine behavior. Many evaluations exist in terms of what is deemed as normal and atypical behaviors by using horse proprietors and trainers. Lately, this has culminated in a renaissance for the ‘horse whisperer,’ who has supposedly legendary powers to commune with horses in their very souls. Undoubtedly, some people have different items at an intuitive level, in know-how horses and their behavior. The widespread interest of people like these has followed a call for more humane training and handling techniques. Concurrently, the medical study of equine behavior has been growing, and it is essential to bring this to the attention of the pony industry.

For veterinarians and equine scientists, expertise in the key components of horse behavior is vital to the assessment of fitness and welfare. It is most effective in enormously the latest instances that horse behavior has been difficult to medical have a look at. This book is a vital milestone within the development in the direction of a better understanding of the effect of diverse equine control practices and their impact on horse performance and well-being.

Owners naturally look up to veterinarians for advice on the physical fitness in their horses, but this book is designed to empower veterinarians to become, also, a supply of enlightened views at the mental fitness of their patients. Likewise, equine scientists can use this book to help scholarly processes to decorate the management of horses.