Kelly Marks’ lecturing and demonstrations to the veterinary students at Cambridge University Department of Veterinary Medicine proved both accessible and engaging. The students varied from those who had had little or no experience in horse handling to some who were advanced riders. Her wealth of experience in horse psychology and behavior showed through as Kelly and Dr Rosie Jones from Intelligent Horsemanship identified the most useful handling techniques for veterinary surgeons in the field which puts safety first for horse, vet and handler. Kelly showed how to deal with both frightened and unhandled horses and provided training methods for the owner to prepare or improve the behavior for future occasions.”
7 Essential Groundwork Exercises Every Horse-Owner Should Know
by Kelly Marks and Sandra Williams
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Note – Members you can find this article in the Autumn 2015 magazine in the magazine library of the members area.