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Language Signs and Calming Signals of Horses Recognition and Application by Rachael Draaisma
  

Language Signs and Calming Signals of Horses Recognition and Application

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Language Signs and Calming Signals of Horses Recognition and Application by Rachael Draaisma

This practical book helps you interpret and connect the physical signals that horses display in response to their environment. These signals are evident in the everyday actions, gestures and attitudes that horses communicate to each other, but are often so subtle that they can go unnoticed by humans. This book aims to rectify that, offering horse lovers and equine professionals an opportunity to gain a unique insight into their 'horse's world'. After reading this book you will be more astute in spotting calming signals, displacement activities, stress signals and distance-increasing signals, and better able to see which stimuli your horse can handle and which he cannot. This means you will know what to do to calm your horse before his stress rises to an unmanageable level. Language Signs and Calming Signals of Horses is both fascinating and important reading for any equine veterinary practitioner, student or nurse, as well as horse owners and trainers.

About the Author

Rachael graduated from the University in Nijmegen. She has always lived with and had a passion for dogs and horses. 15 years ago she decided to make it her profession. She achieved several diplomas and started working as trainer and behaviourist. First only with dogs and later also with horses. In 2013 she completed the TR (Turid Rugaas) International Dog Trainers Education. Under supervision of Turid Rugaas she started he study of calming signals of horses. Rachael started filming domestic horses and analysing film material. The study grew and lead to a complete work shift from dogs to only horses. Rachael also developed a (re)socialisation program for horses and nose work and games for horses. Rachael travels (inter) nationally to give lectures. She dedicates her time to the ongoing study of language signs of horses.

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Book Info

Publication date

29th September 2017

Author

Rachael Draaisma

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Publisher

CRC Press an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd

Format

Hardback
182 pages

Categories

Equine veterinary medicine
Horse racing
Horses & ponies

ISBN

9781138070158

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