Preliminary investigations of horses ’ ( Equus caballus ) responses to different bridles during foundation training

@inproceedings{Quick2009PreliminaryIO,
  title={Preliminary investigations of horses ’ ( Equus caballus ) responses to different bridles during foundation training},
  author={J. Quick and Amanda K. Warren-Smithb},
  year={2009}
}
  • J. Quick, Amanda K. Warren-Smithb
  • Published 2009
Throughout equitation history, bitted bridles have been the primary method of controlling the ridden horse. In response to health and behavioral concerns arising from the use of bitted bridles, bit-less bridles offer new methods of steering and control. However, the effectiveness of bitless bridles on horses had not been previously examined scientifically. Therefore, the current study measured behav-ioral and cardiac responses of horses undergoing foundation training (bridling, long reining… CONTINUE READING

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