Trust Instead of Dominance

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

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Does the rider really always have to be dominantA" over the horse? Do we need dominance training? In this book, behavioural biologist Marlitt Wendt debunks the widely-held and incorrect belief in the dominance theory and presents the scientifically well-founded friendship concept as a horse-friendly alternative.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 170 x 240 x 15mm | 431g
  • Richmond, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0857880012
  • 9780857880017
  • 737,971

Table of contents

From the contents * The patchwork family - life in the herd * Hierarchy versus network relationships - social structures among horses * Dominance training from a behavioural biology point of view * When the equine psyche is misunderstood
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About Marlitt Wendt

Marlitt Wendt is a behavioural biologist specialising in horses. She champions harmonious cooperation between horse and handler and pro-horse behaviour. Wendt also organises presentations and seminars on alternative training methods and on creative intelligence training for horses.
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