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How to Talk to Your Horse. As social animals, horses communicate regularly with one another and their human owners. Much of a horse's communication involves tone and body language, much more so than making sounds. To talk to your horse,...


Communicating With Your Horse On The Ground: Before you learn to communicate with the horse when riding, the first step is to learn how to communicate with your horse on the ground. When just starting out, you will be expected to only deal with well-trained and considerate horses, however, horses, just like people, have opinions of their own. ...


How do Horses Communicate with Humans? When asked to think about how horses and humans communicate with each other, most people would likely conjure up the classic image of a rider on horseback, steering with reins and giving a kick to signal “Go!”.


How to Understand Horse Communication. Have you ever wondered what a horse is trying to say to you, or maybe to another horse? Horses use their body language and vocalizations to communicate with each other and to the people around them....


Effective Communication With Horses. by R. Dean Scoggins, D.V.M., Equine Extension Veterinarian, University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. Communication is the exchange or sharing of ideas between two or more individuals. Effective communication results when those ideas are not only exchanged but also understood.


On Communicating With Horses. Hi. I have a 9 yr old quarterhorse that has had a troublesome experience in trailer loading and unloading. I’ve taken him to a trainer after countless hours of teaching him to get on and off the trailer without racing out where he may hurt himself or someone else.


Horses change their facial expressions to communicate. Horses use their eyes and ears to express certain emotions. A horse often pins back its ears when it is frustrated. Horses use their tails to communicate fear or excitement. When a horse hides its tail between its legs, it indicates fear. On the other hand, a horse with a spinning tail ...


Horses are very good at detecting if our thoughts are congruent (line-up) with our body language, and respond better when they do. We rely on communicating with our horses to achieve all the things we’d like them to do and the way we communicate will either help or hinder out relationship.


How do horses respond to different human voices? When we are grooming a horse and talking softly, does the horse understand what we are communicating? Do they pick up on the way our voice sounds and not just our words? Most horse owners will tell you that their horses know when they’re being scolded or when they’re being praised based on tone.


Horses DO NOT need blankets, how did they survive before man? Horses grow a winter coat and unless some idiot puts a blanket on them (which will rub off the winter hair), the horse will be fine!