How to Think Like a Horse: The Essential Handbook for Understanding Why Horses Do What They Do
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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CHAPTER 2 The Horses Senses
CHAPTER 3 The Physical Horse
CHAPTER 4 The Nature of the Horse
CHAPTER 5 Routines
CHAPTER 6 Good Behavior Bad Behavior
CHAPTER 7 Horse Timelines
CHAPTER 8 Communication
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