What can we learn from horse herds?

What can we learn from horse herds?

What can we learn from horse herds? Horses evolved as a herd animals, and even the most domesticated individuals still have a deep-rooted need for companionship. Helen Whitelegg, Senior Campaigns Officer at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, explains how our understanding of herds has changed in recent years, and why a shift in thinking about horse management can reap rewards for the equestrian world. Written by Helen Whitelegg To understand horses, we need some insight into the way they think. And they think socially. As a prey species, horses live according to…

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