How to Think Like a Horse: The Essential Handbook for Understanding Why Horses Do What They Do

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Storey Publishing, Jun 30, 2011 - Pets - 192 pages
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Understanding how your horse thinks can help you reach your training goals faster and enhance the special bond between horse and rider. In this fascinating best seller, Cherry Hill explores the way horses think and how it affects their behavior. Explaining why certain smells and sounds appeal to your horse’s sensibility and what sets off his sudden movements, Hill stresses how recognizing the thought processes behind your horse’s actions can help you communicate effectively and develop a trusting relationship based on mutual respect.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 Becoming the Horse
1
CHAPTER 2 The Horses Senses
17
CHAPTER 3 The Physical Horse
47
CHAPTER 4 The Nature of the Horse
55
CHAPTER 5 Routines
66
CHAPTER 6 Good Behavior Bad Behavior
76
CHAPTER 7 Horse Timelines
90
CHAPTER 8 Communication
105
CHAPTER 9 Learning
127
CHAPTER 10 Training
149
Epilogue
171
Glossary
175
Recommended Reading
178
Index
179
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Cherry Hill is an internationally known instructor and horse trainer and has written numerous books, including 101 Arena Exercises for Horse & Rider, Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage, How to Think Like a Horse, What Every Horse Should Know, and Horse Care for Kids. Visit her at www.horsekeeping.com, where you can find information on her books, DVDs, and horsekeeping knowledge.

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