. Animal behavior consultants are usually employed to identify the cause of a behavior problem, to develop an intervention plan to change the problem behavior, and to help the owners learn how to execute that plan. Animal behavior consultants are distinct from
It's Valentines Day. One of the best ways you can show your horse love is by learning something new about them. How horses learn is a well-studied science; learning this science can make you a more effective, and kind, trainer. I can think of no better gift for a horse!
Emma Lethbridge's book 'Knowing your Horse: A Guide to Equine Learning, Training and Behaviour' is fantastic read on the topic, and you can get it for free by clicking on one of the horse pics below. Now THAT'S a gift!
(If you're wondering what the pics have to do with Valentine's day, Blackbird, the black mare pictured here, had a heart on her forehead, and her bay daughter, Redwing, has the same heart - just upside down.) ... See MoreSee Less