- Does horse temperament influence horse-rider cooperation?E Kathalijne Visser
Animal Sciences Group, Wageningen University and Research Centres, Lelystad, The Netherlands
J Appl Anim Welf Sci 11:267-84. 2008..On average, a rider's personality did not affect the cooperation between rider and horse; however, it is suggested that a rider's personality does affect the cooperation with more emotionally reactive horses...
- A comparison of sympathetic and conventional training methods on responses to initial horse trainingE Kathalijne Visser
Animal Sciences Group, Wageningen University and Research Centres, 8200 AB Lelystad, The Netherlands
Vet J 181:48-52. 2009..001). The results suggest that applying a sympathetic training method when starting young horses did not compromise technical performance, but seemed to reduce stress during training compared to a conventional training method...