Can ‘enriching’ your horse’s environment improve behavior?

In the life of a domestic horse, social isolation, confinement and unvaried food are commonplace. These conditions can induce welfare and behavioral issues.

Researchers at the University of Tours, France have investigated the effect of a 5-week enrichment program (straw bedding, daily group turnout & fractionated food delivery) on welfare and interactions with human handlers. Read more

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