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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Introducing Polyvagal Theory

Editor’s Note: At HorseHead, we’re intrigued by Polyvagal Theory, a relatively new explanation of the autonomic nervous system, present in all mammals. This is an introduction to Polyvagal Theory and its application with horses and horsemanship. Please note: what follows is  theory and not yet […]

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