10 Insights Into Learning Theory and Horses ThumbnailWhat if we had a better way to communicate with our horses? A system that reduced horses’ fear and increased safety during handling. We do! Learning theory is the conceptual framework describing how knowledge is absorbed, processed, and retained during learning. Applying learning theory to horse training is changing the way we interact with our horses and challenging long-held training traditions and beliefs. As researchers investigate how horses learn, we all gain an improved understanding of equine intelligence and capability. Are you ready to find out more? Here are 10 research-based learning theory insights to get you started.