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Low-Stress Horse Husbandry

Adopting welfare-friendly handling practices can improve equine well-being and human safety.
Low-Stress Horse Husbandry

Undesirable and even dangerous equine antics are often rooted in anxiety, not animosity. From reinforcing positive behaviors to reading facial expressions, adopting welfare-friendly handling practices can improve equine well-being and human safety.

In this volume of Stable Management Extra, our sources will describe how to incorporate these into your horse management routine.

  • The benefits of positive reinforcement
  • Tips for managing horses at home
  • How to reduce stress on the road

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Natalie DeFee Mendik
Freelance journalist Natalie DeFee Mendik is a multiple American Horse Publications editorial and graphics awards winner specializing in equestrian media. She holds an MA in English from Colorado State University and an International Federation of Journalists' International press card, and is a member of the International Alliance of Equestrian Journalists. With over three decades of horse experience, Natalie’s main equine interests are dressage and vaulting. Having lived and ridden in England, Switzerland, and various parts of the United States, Natalie currently resides in Colorado with her husband and two girls.

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