How Horses Learn: Equine Psychology Applied to Training

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iUniverse, 2005 - Pets - 148 pages
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How Horses Learn covers the basic concepts in learning psychology with emphasis on the unique learning characteristics of the horse. The author provides a through scientific review of much of the information known about learning in horses, then applies this information to specific training situations.
 

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Contents

Part One Learning Behavior in the Horse
3
Chapter Two Sensory Systems in the Horse
17
Chapter Three Basic Concepts in Learning
36
Chapter Four A Scientific Review of Learning in the Horse
48
Part Two Applying Learning Principles in Training
65
Chapter Six Influencing Learning Patterns through
78
Chapter Seven The Breaking Period
94
Chapter Eight Basic Training
114
Chapter Nine Individualism in Horse Behavior
128
Conclusion
135
Index
145
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