Horse behavior
Horse behavior is best understood from the view that horses are prey animals with a well-developed fight-or-flight response. Their first reaction to a threat is often to flee, although sometimes they...
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Stallion (horse)
A stallion is a male horse that has not been gelded (castrated).Stallions follow the conformation and phenotype of their breed, but within that standard, the presence of hormones such as testosterone ...
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Equine nutrition
Equine nutrition is the feeding of horses, ponies, mules, donkeys, and other equines. Correct and balanced nutrition is a critical component of proper horse care.Horses are non-ruminant herbivores of ...
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Equine anatomy
Equine anatomy refers to the gross and microscopic anatomy of horses and other equids, including donkeys, and zebras. While all anatomical features of equids are described in the same terms as for oth...
Weaving (horse)
Weaving is a stable vice of horses, in which the horse repetitively sways side to side, shifting weight and moving its head and neck back and forth.
Horses often perform this vice over a stall doo...
Cribbing (horse)
Cribbing or crib biting is an abnormal, compulsive behavior or stereotypy seen in some horses, and considered a stable vice. It involves the horse grabbing a solid object such as the stall door or fen...
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John Solomon Rarey
John Solomon Rarey (1827–1866) was one of the nineteenth century horse whisperers, an important figure in the rehabilitation of abused and vicious horses during the 1850s. Originally from Groveport, O...
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John Lyons (horse trainer)
John Lyons is one of the nationally known horse trainers in the field of natural horsemanship. Lyons has been presenting training clinics and horsemanship symposia since 1980, has written several boo...
Longeing
Longeing /ˈlʌndʒɨŋ/ (US English, classical spelling) or lungeing (UK English, informal USA) is a technique for training horses, where a horse is asked to work at the end of a long line and respond to...
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Daniel "Horse-Whisperer" Sullivan
Daniel Sullivan (died 1810) from Mallow, Co. Cork, Ireland, was an Irish horse trainer, who specialised in rehabilitation of horses which were unresponsive to traditional methods. A large portion of ...
Monty Roberts
Marvin Earl "Monty" Roberts (born May 14, 1935) is an American horse trainer who promotes his techniques of natural horsemanship through his Join-Up International organization, named after the core co...
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Bolting (horse)
Bolting when referring to equidae, generally refers to two equine behaviors, both undesirable:However, there are other meanings as well. For example, in Australia a bolter is a racehorse that wins at ...
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Dressage
Dressage (/ˈdrɛsɑːʒ/ or /drɨˈsɑːʒ/; a French term, most commonly translated to mean "training") is a competitive equestrian sport, defined by the International Equestrian Federation as "the highest ex...
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Rollkur
Rollkur or hyperflexion of the horse's neck is a practice in equestrianism defined as "flexion of the horse's neck achieved through aggressive force" and is banned by the world governing body, the Int...
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Free jumping
Free jumping or loose jumping is the practice of jumping a horse without a rider. It is often conducted in a chute and is used most often to evaluate the jumping ability of horses too young to jump un...
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Parelli Natural Horsemanship
Parelli Natural Horsemanship (also known as Parelli or PNH) is a program of natural horsemanship, created by Pat Parelli.
Parelli Natural Horsemanship is a program that uses an approach to communi...
Circulatory system of the horse
The circulatory system of the horse consists of the heart, the blood vessels, and the blood.
The equine heart is a muscular pump that circulates blood throughout the body. It is more globoid in sh...
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Ridgling
A ridgling or rig is a male animal with an undescended testicle. An undescended testicle is not a serious or life-threatening condition, though it may cause the animal discomfort at times. This cond...
Gelding
A gelding is a castrated horse or other equine such as a donkey or a mule. Castration, and the elimination of hormonally driven behavior associated with a stallion, allows a male horse to be calmer a...
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Sacking out
Sacking out is a method used by horse trainers to desensitize a horse to potentially frightening situations or objects. It is a process that, done properly, teaches a horse to not fear certain object...
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Hipparchicus
Hipparchicus is the name usually given to Ἱππαρχικός, Hipparchikós, one of the two treatises on horsemanship by the Athenian historian and soldier Xenophon (c. 430 – 354 BC). Other comm...
Stable vices
Stable vices are stereotypies of equines, especially horses. They are usually undesirable habits that often develop as a result of being confined in a stable with insufficient exercise, boredom, hunge...
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Equine vision
The equine eye is the largest of any land mammal. Its visual abilities are directly related to the animal's behavior and the fact that the horse is a flight animal. Both the strengths and weaknesses o...
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Buck Brannaman
Dan M. "Buck" Brannaman (born January 29, 1962) is a horse trainer and a leading practitioner within the field of natural horsemanship, which is a philosophy of working with horses based on the idea o...
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Donkey
The donkey or ass, Equus africanus asinus, is a domesticated member of the horse family, Equidae. The wild ancestor of the donkey is the African wild ass, E. africanus. The donkey has been used as a w...
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Taraxippus
In Greek mythology, the Taraxippus (plural: taraxippoi, "horse disturber", Latin equorum conturbator) was a presence, variously identified as a ghost or dangerous site, blamed for frightening horses a...
Natural horsemanship
Natural horsemanship, colloquially known as horse whispering, is a collective term for a variety of horse training techniques which have seen rapid growth in popularity since the 1980s. The technique...
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Muscular system of the horse

There are 3 types of muscle, all found within the equine:
Muscular system of the horse - Wikipedia
Horse training
Horse training refers to a variety of practices that teach horses to perform certain behaviors when asked to do so by humans. Horses are trained to be manageable by humans for everyday care as well a...
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Horse hoof
A horse hoof is a structure surrounding the distal phalanx of the 3rd digit (digit III of the basic pentadactyl limb of vertebrates, evolved into a single weight-bearing digit in equids) of each of th...