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The following recommendations have come from our members and are well worth a read.  Whether you're studying, carrying out research or simply interested in reading more about equines from various viewpoints, we hope you find the suggestions helpful

Argent, G. & Vaught, J. (2022) 

The relational horse: How frameworks of communication, care, politics and power reveal and conceal equine selves. Leiden: Koninklijke Brill.

Draaisma, R. (2020)

Language signs & calming signals of horses: Recognition and application. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Draaisma, R. (2021)

Scentwork for horses. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Kelekna, P. (2012)

The horse in human history. NY: Cambridge University Press.

MacFadden, B.J. (1992)

Fossil Horses: systematics, Paleobiology, and evolution of the family equidae. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

McGeevy, P. (2012)

Equine behaviour: A guide for veterinarians and equine scientists. Elsevier.

Meijer, E. (2019)

When animals speak: Towards an interspecies democracy. NY: New York University Press.

Rees, L. (1984)

The horse’s mind. London: Stanley Paul & Co.

Rees, L. (2017)

Horses in company. Marlborough: JA Allen.

Smith Thomas, H (2005)

The Horse Conformation Handbook. Michigan: McNaughton & Gunn, Inc.

Higgins, G (2012)

Horse Anatomy for Performance. Newton Abbot: David & Charles

Higgins, G (2015)

Posture and Performance: Principles of Training Horses from the Anatomical Perspective. Shrewsbury: Kenilworth Press.

Hart, B (2008)

The Art and Science of Clicker Training for Horses: A Positive Approach to Training Equines and Understanding Them. London: Souvenir Press

Lac, V (2017)

Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy and Learning: The Human-Equine Relational Development (HERD) Approach. Amsterdam. Elsevier Academic Press

Lac, V (2020)

It’s Not About the Activity: Thinking Outside the Toolbox in Equine- Facilitated Psychotherapy and Learning. University Professors Press. Kindle Edition

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