"About the Book This equine behavior expert offers practical, proven solutions to 101 common horse behavior problems in an easy-to-read, question-and-answer format. Book Synopsis Understanding your horse's behavior is an essential aspect of creating a mutual bond of trust, respect, and friendship. In a handy question-and-answer format, Dr. Jessica Jahiel explains the language and logic of how horses learn and communicate, enabling you to interpret and properly respond to your animal's quirky ways. From fear of the vet to unstoppable kicking, this guide provides proven techniques for helping your horse break bad habits, along with creative ideas for fostering a healthy relationship filled with love and affection. From the Back Cover Horses have a language and a logic all their own, but humans can learn to understand what they are saying. Using a question-and-answer format and drawing on real-life case studies, equine behavior expert Jessica Jahiel, Ph.D., explains how a horse thinks and learns, why it acts as it does, and how you should respond. Here are answers to 101 common horse behavior problems including: * How to handle a frightened or untrained horse * How to help a horse that is head-shy, afraid of the vet, or unwilling to stand for the farrier * What to do with a horse that kicks, rears, bucks, or bites * How to help older horses get rid of bad habits and keep young ones from developing them Review Quotes ""...filled with helpful information that will help you deal with your favorite equine friends."" --American Small Farm ""A 'must-have' for your bookshelf and a great gift for horsey friends."" -- Horsemen's Yankee Pedlar ""...fascinating, equally useful as a reference piece or to read straight through."" --Horsemen's Yankee Pedlar ""Whether you're looking to solve a particular problem, or just learn more about why horses do what they do, this volume is a handy and entertaining reference."" -- Horse and Rider"