The Smiling Horse, The Lazy Horse & The Misbehaving Horse

an·thro·po·mor·phism: the attribution of human characteristics or behaviour to an animal or object. It is important to distinguish between two types of anthropomorphism. One is fairly innocent and may merely be used as a way to relate to animals, that is, the projection of what may be perceived by some as being strictly human emotional […]

A Guiding Statement for Equine Welfare

Another Equine Guelph course has come to an end. For the final activity, we were encouraged to develop a Guiding Life Statement for Equine Welfare and a few goals to guide us as responsible members of the industry, with welfare as a priority. I thought this would be an appropriate place to share the statement and […]

Equitation Science

While scrolling my Facebook newsfeed this morning, I noticed a question from Hippologic, What horse book would you like to recommend to experienced equestrians? Two books immediately came to mind, Equine Behaviour by Paul McGreevy and Equitation Science by Paul McGreevy & Andrew McLean It also ties into a question asked in the Equine Industry […]