Horse Production Test 1- Behavior

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Horse Production Test 1- Behavior
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2013-09-24 23:06:13
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hose production test 1
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  1. natural survival traits:
    • flight or fight
    • easily dominated
    • body language unique to species
    • forgive but don't forget
    • known language from time theyre born
  2. Vision
    • almost 350 degrees
    • monocular and binocular division
    • have blind spots
    • large optical center
    • eye placement is important
  3. Perception
    • cant see above them unless they lift their head
    • field of vision changes as their head and neck moves
  4. 3 primary uses of auditory sense
    • detect sound
    • locate sound
    • recognize sound
  5. Tactile
    very sensitive to touch
  6. how do we communicate with horses
    • voice
    • touch
    • body position
  7. when are we most vulnerable?
    • feeding time
    • social structures
    • breeding time
    • mare/foal
    • early stages of training
    • when dominance isn't established
    • sick/injured horses
    • lack of common sense
  8. modify behavior through:
    • training
    • vices
  9. horses learning capabilities:
    • good memory
    • distinguish subtle cues
    • can't reason
  10. learning process:
    • learn through repetition
    • each cue is easier to learn
    • stimulus-response reinforcement
  11. cues should be:
    clear and consistent
  12. positive reinforcement:
    providing a cue the horse likes
  13. negative reinforcement:
    removing the stimulus the horse doesn't like

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