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Their shared passion for horses and keen insight in social dynamics brought them together and today they live in the Netherlands with their eight horse companions, four dogs and two cats.
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Fundamental for the correct development of cognitive functions. Operant conditioning applied during these moment with negative or positive reinforcement drastically reducing spontaneous behaviours and so reducing equine welfare. Even when a horse shows something of an own intention, it is often judged upon as an attempt etologi undermind the horse-human interaction. Which is a strange vicious circle.
Graduating from Parma University inFrancesco began his career as an independent field researcher, supporting several universities whilst indulging his lifelong passion for horses and dogs as an Equine and Canine Learning Professional — helping owners to enhance their relationships with animals. Etologua a list of pictures about spontaneous behaviours and spontaneous horses during our practical activities:. The reduction of the sponteneous behaviour often happens already during the etoogia training of young horses.
It is, for ftologia, observing eachother and the herd dynamics, looking from a distance while eating grass, pre-conflict behaviour to avoid tension, smelling eachother to better understand a certain situation.
The Cognitive Horse — new edition. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. But what are the spontaneous behaviours of a horse?
In these moments the horses lives a strong reduction of their natural spontaneous behaviours to improve behaviour functional for human anthropocentric desires. Known object social investigation without conditioning or expectations.
For example, the fear off being bitten by a horse makes us push away their head every time they try to understand us by smelling us from closeby or exploring us with the lips. The behaviour is an expression of a state of mind and not the result of direct automatic external or internal stimuli.
It is much more then mutual grooming, which is an expressing that can also be part of an ewuina to reduce tension. Novel object shared investigation without conditioning or expectations. In the same way we deny them their social behaviour. To find out more, including how to control euina, see here: As horses are often seen as anxious, unpredictable animals, the fear to let them express themselves, convinced that this might be dangerous, actually makes them anxious and unpredictable animals.
After many years of change adviser and personal development consultant, she is, today, a renowned proponent of the zooanthropological approach, working for the change in awareness and understanding of the Animal-Human Relationship.
Below a list of pictures about spontaneous behaviours and spontaneous horses during our practical activities: Social isolation But even when etoloia live with other horses, the groups are often not permanent, not familiar or familiar-like.
But even when they live with other horses, the groups are often not permanent, not familiar or familiar-like.
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When we, as human, pay attention to the horse and create room for his expressiveness we start an inter-species relationship. Social behaviours are subtle, small gestures and often not much visible behaviours that have an important cohesive function for a herd. Novel object shared investigation without conditioning or expectations Shared social exploration without conditioning or expectations Known object shared investigation without conditioning or expectations Novel object shared investigation without conditioning or expectations Social dynamics without conditioning or expectations Known object social investigation without conditioning or expectations Attention, awareness, relaxation, contact and social interaction are keywords in a spontaneous interaction.
In the zooanthropological approach and in zooanthropological equitation, it is fundamental to give the horse the possibility to equuna his own world and spontaneous behaviour. Shared social exploration without conditioning or expectations. The more we expect precise behaviour and complicated exercises from a horse when ridden and notthe bigger the impediment to the expression of their own spontaneous behaviours.
The pushing or even harsher actions transforms that same intention for understanding into a more tensed situation. Attention, awareness, relaxation, contact and social interaction are keywords in a spontaneous interaction.
Spontaneus behaviours deprivation Often horse spontaneus behaviours are limited to complicated bits and bridles. For a horse-human relationship based on reciprocal expression.