recommended reading & resources
about equine behavior

Just dying to learn more about why and how horses act, think and feel? You're in great company. Understanding Equines is working on growing a comprehensive directory of books, articles and other sources of information to help every horse enthusiast find what they're looking for. 


free research papers

Equine Discomfort Ethogram

by Catherine Torcivia and Sue McDonnell

Equine Preferences for Food Rewards Versus Human Contact and Implications for Interspecies Social Bonding

by Emily Kieson

Female horses spontaneously identify a photograph of their keeper, last seen six months previously

by Léa Lansade, Violaine Colson, Céline Parias, Miléna Trösch, Fabrice Reigner & Ludovic Calandreau

courses & certificate programs

Equine Behavior Institute

Certificates available: 

Equine Behavior & Management

Advanced Equine Training