The latest insights from behavioral science debunk the necessity of the dominance theory.
Putting to rest the widely-held and incorrect belief that the rider always has to be "dominant" over the horse, this book presents the scientifically well-founded friendship concept as a horse-friendly alternative. It explains social structures among horses, examining hierarchy versus network relationships and the concept of the "patchwork family" that is relevant to life in the herd.
Horses – more than a herd animal
Diagnosis: A problem with dominance?
Friendship instead of Domination