Equitation science

Equitation Science, second 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 saf...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: McGreevy, Paul 1964- (Author), Christensen, Janne Winther (Author), Borstel, Uta Konig von (Author), McLean, Andrew (Author)
Resource Type: Book
Published: Hoboken, New Jersey Wiley [2018]
Edition:Second edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction - The fascination with horses and learning
  • Ethology and cognition
  • Anthropomorphism and the human-horse relationship
  • Non-associative learning (attractive stimuli)
  • Associative learning (aversive stimuli)
  • Applying learning theory
  • Training
  • Horses in sport and work
  • Apparatus
  • Biomechanics
  • Unorthodox techniques
  • Stress and fear responses
  • Ethical equitation
  • Research methods in equitation science
  • The future of equitation science.