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Equitation science

Author: Paul McGreevy
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Equitation Science, second edition incorporates learning theory into ethical equine training frameworks suitable for riders of any level and for all types of equestrian activity. Written by international experts at the forefront of the development of the field, the welfare of the horse and rider safety are primary considerations throughout. This second edition reflects the most recent advance in the discipline,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul McGreevy
ISBN: 9781119241416 1119241413
OCLC Number: 1012616144
Notes: "This book is accompanied by a companion website"--Page vi.
Revised edition of: Equitation science / Paul McGreevy and Andrew McLean. 2010.
Description: xi, 404 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction - The fascination with horses and learning --
Ethology and cognition --
Anthropomorphism and the human-horse relationship --
Non-associative learning (attractive stimuli) --
Associative learning (aversive stimuli) --
Applying learning theory --
Training --
Horses in sport and work --
Apparatus --
Biomechanics --
Unorthodox techniques --
Stress and fear responses --
Ethical equitation --
Research methods in equitation science --
The future of equitation science.
Responsibility: Paul McGreevy, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Janne Winther Christensen, Aarhus University, Denmark, Uta König von Borstel, University of Giessen, Giessen, Germany, Andrew McLean, Australian Equine Behaviour Centre, Victoria, Australia.

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