As an industry, we seem to constantly be underestimating just how smart horses are. A recent study found that horses can recognise themselves in mirrors. This demonstrates a good level… Read More »New Research suggests horses can recognise themselves in mirrors
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EquiPepper was born out of my love of thoroughbreds and my belief that they are just as good as other breeds. So many of the articles here on EquiPepper are… Read More »New Research Finds Thoroughbreds Don’t Deserve Their Quirky Reputation
I want to start this by saying I have a lot of respect for Bryony Frost for standing up and calling out what is appalling behaviour. The hard thing about… Read More »I am so disappointed with how the media has covered the Frost v Dunne case
Real naughty horses don’t exist. Most horses who display what we would call naughty behaviour have a reason for doing so. They might buck in canter due to being in… Read More »Naughty Horses ~ Are you tackling the symptom or just correcting the behaviour?
I am a big fan of giving horses as much turnout as possible. I believe it is good for them both mentally and physically. But I also understand that the… Read More »Can longer turnout reduce the risk of injury?