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horse behaviour

Livestock & Pets : Horse behaviour

The articles below look at understanding horse behaviour. There are more articles in Horses, Donkeys and The Basics sections too. If you're looking for something in particular then use the search box above. If not, then browse the article titles and see what there is to help you.  If you can't find an answer here then why not ask in our discussion forums? One of the very friendly and helpful members is sure to be able to help you.

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All you've ever wanted to know about how horses see, smell, taste and touch

Horses communicate with each other in many ways here is how to understand what they're saying.

The horse is a herd animal with a clearly defined hierarchy.

Horses are herbivores like cattle but are not ruminants.  They eat a wide range of pasture plants and  weeds. 

Understanding horse reproductive behaviour.

Mares generally foal rapidly. After the initial stage before she lies down and is preparing a birth site, the delivery stage follows and is usually over in about 15 minutes.

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