It’s Not All Brain Science

The world will never starve for want of wonders; but only for want of wonder. Gilbert Keith Chesterton, 1874-1936 Maddy Butcher writes: Like you, I’m curious. New information around horses fascinates me. Sure, I have the natural skepticism of a journalist. But when insights clarify […]

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  • Horse Brain Insight from Dog Brain Doc

    This week, we visited with Dr. Erin Hecht, assistant professor in Harvard University’s Department of Human Evoluntionary Biology. Hecht’s research on dog brains and how breed can manifest in canine neuroanatomy got our attention here. We talked with her via email of the possible insights […]

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  • Heart Rate Variability, Part Two

    Editor’s Note: As new devices like heart monitors become available for horse owners and riders, we think it’s important to understand their potentials and limitations. Technology often outpaces our knowledge base, making the setting ripe for misinterpretation and misinformation. Take a moment to educate yourself […]

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