It also evaluates behavioural indicators of ineffective horse-rider communication and conflict such as teeth grinding, tail swishing, rearing or bucking.Using a multidisciplinary scientific approach that involves veterinarians, animal ... Equitation Science is an ambitious and thorough look at an enormous range of areas, approaches and factors concerning the training of horses. The authors have an underlying theme to their text of scientifically assessing and then also promoting the use of ethical and humane methods of horse training to increase all sport horses' welfare and happiness within their sporting requirements ... The role of equitation science on the welfare of the ridden horse is potentially helpful in any attempt to delineate what may be considered acceptable practice in equestrian activities (Goodwin et ... Equitation Science, Second Edition is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students of equine science, equine studies or equine behaviour.
It has a strong focus on: Ethology (the study of the horse's natural behaviours) and Learning theory (the study of how animals and people learn) Equitation Science, 2nd Edition incorporates learning theory into ethical equine training frameworks suitable for riders of any level and for all types of equestrian activity. Written by international experts at the forefront of the development of the field, the welfare of the horse and rider safety are primary considerations throughout.