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Trust Instead of Dominance: Working Towards a New Form of Ethical Horsemanship

206 pages1 hour


The latest insights from behavioral science debunk the necessity of the dominance theory


Putting to rest the widely-held and incorrect belief that the rider always has to be "dominant" over the horse, this book presents the scientifically well-founded friendship concept as a horse-friendly alternative. It explains social structures among horses, examining hierarchy versus network relationships and the concept of the "patchwork family" that is relevant to life in the herd.

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