Yes, horses are one of a rare group of species who appear to have self-awareness and are able to recognise themselves in a mirror. The… Read More »Can horses recognise themselves in a mirror?
The video tells you how you meet people if you have a dog with you. The trainer forbids anybody to touch their dog unless that… Read More »How you should meet people if you have a dog with you (video)
Like humans, horses can have facial expressions but they are not as elaborate as those of humans. Nonetheless, the expressions provide us with information about… Read More »11 horse facial expressions and what they mean
A horse’s leg movements carry messages to the recipients be they another horse or a person. Pawing on the ground This action originates in a… Read More »4 horse leg movements and what they mean
I’ll describe 4 horse body signals and what they mean. General demeanour When a horse takes up a more elevated posture, standing tall and proudly… Read More »4 horse body signals and what they mean
We know that the horse has a very strong and long neck. This allows the animal to signal its emotions via its neck and head.… Read More »8 different horse head and neck actions and what they mean
Do horses understand that they are running in a race and that there is a winner or loser? Dr Desmond Morris in his book Horsewatching… Read More »Do horses understand that they have won a race?
The position of a horse’s tail communicates what a horse is thinking and feeling. Some positions are symbolic of the original cause. The original cause… Read More »8 horse tail positions and what they mean