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  1. Equine Behaviour: Principles and Practice
    Equine Behaviour: Principles and Practice
    Equine Behaviour: Principles and Practice
    Equine Behaviour: Principles and Practice
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  2. Equine Behaviour: Principles and Practice

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Understanding the flexibility and limits of behaviour is essential to improving both the horse's welfare and its performance. This book tackles the fundamental principles which will enable owners, riders, trainers and students to understand scientific principles and apply them in practice. Subjects covered include the analysis of influences on equine behaviour, the perceptual world of the horse, learning and training techniques including the latest developments in "join-up" and "imprint training".

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Specifications

Country
USA
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Brand: Wiley-Blackwell
EAN
9780632048786
Edition
1
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
0632048786
IsEligibleForTradeIn
1
Label
Wiley-Blackwell
Manufacturer
Wiley-Blackwell
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
240
PublicationDate
1998-09-16
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Studio
Wiley-Blackwell
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Mills and Nankervis display a rare talent for synthesising the complex, and frequently contradictory, theories of the origins and application of horse behaviour. A prolific author and speaker, Mills's teaching expertise is evident in the frequent examples of definitions or issues which arise in the various fields of study. The practical approaches to learning and welfare make this book a keeper. Nankervis is a lecturer in equine physiology at De Montfort University and founder of the Equi-Tutor distance learning programme. The authors' combination of talents means that the reader can absorb their explanations of such terms as "receptor adaptation", "neotenisation" or "simple and composite signals." The reading level is appropriate for a pony-mad 14-year old and up. Its chapter sub-divisions are logical and well-organised. Succinct steps are given for an analysis of problem behaviours together with alerts for other interpretations and modifying... Read more
I really enjoyed reading this book. Examples and case studies give you a better understanding of the hardwiring of a horse.
Scientifically based but easy to read. This book is a must have, in my opinion, for anyone who owns or works with horses. Hopefully know this information will produce much better relationships between man and horse.
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