The 9th International Society for Equitation Science (ISES) conference continued yesterday in Delaware; researchers presented lectures on a wide range of topics, including group horse housing, play behavior in adult horses, positive and negative reinforcement, and horse’s desire for shade in sunny weather. The Horse managing editor Alexandra Beckstett, TheHorse.com digital editor Michelle Anderson, and several other attendees are tweeting live from the conference. Here are a few of Day 2’s top tweets. Check back to TheHorse.com soon for vetted recaps of conference presentations.
Swiss study: probs w/individual housing of horses include lack of social contact, poor air quality, little mvmt, unnatural diet #ISESUS2013
— Michelle Anderson (@TH_MNAnderson) July 19, 2013
Swiss study: House young horses in hetero groups so they learn all aspects of social communication. #ISESUS2013
— Alexandra Beckstett (@TH_ABeckstett) July 19, 2013
There is a robot that removes manure from paddocks?! Where do we get