Does riding actually hurt horses?
Do you really want to know what is going on under the saddle? Do you wonder if there are certain types of bits that can help horses? Does riding hurt horses? Can horses be happy in domestic environments?
Never has it been easier for horse owners and lovers to study these animals.
Over the past decade or so there have been an increasing number of scientific and ethological studies available to help us answer many questions that arise in our modern relationships with horses. There is so much free information, sometimes it’s simply a matter of sorting through and finding reliable sources.
The following is one of the best current videos presenting some solid scientific information in only 5 minutes. A must-watch for all responsible horse enthusiasts!
What do you think? Add your comments to this blog post.
For more studies and information about the effects of riding and domestication on horses be sure to read The Path of the Horse ebook and audiobook available at this link.