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Table of Contents
Introduction 3 The Ten Ancient Secrets of the Horse’s Mind 7 Understanding the Instinct to Flee 13 Understanding the Unique Perception of the Horse 17 Understanding the Horse’s Response Time 25 Desensitization to Frightening Stimuli 29 The Fastest Learner 35 The Amazing Memory of the Horse 37 The Dominance Hierarchy 41 The Body Language of the Horse 45 How Leadership is Established 49 A Precocial Species 53 Training Newborn Foals 57 Conditioned Responses 65 Fixing and Improving Conditioned Responses 69 Techniques for Enhancing Conditioned Responses 75 Counter-Conditioning 81 Claustrophobia 87 Copycat (Allelomimetic) Behavior 91 The Opposition Reflex 95 Problem Solving 99 Restraint 105 Safer Horsemanship 113 Conclusion 117 Bibliography 119
Index 120 Other Books 124 Videos 127 Spalding Lab’s Guide To Fly Control 131
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