Discovering You & Your Horse Course

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Dates to be ConfirmedLethornesLambourn£250

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Course Information

A unique, classroom based course suitable for students of all experience levels, who wish to explore how the human brain can play tricks and subtly
influence your decisions and behaviours towards to your horses’s welfare’. In world full of sensationalised headlines and ‘false news’, how can you decide which path to follow for your horse?  

In this course we explore various interpretations of equine and human psychology. Considering what the human brain does with information presented in subtly different ways. We examine the brains shortcuts and decision-making pathways and will develop your skills in how to recognise fake horse news and poor horse advice. You will leave this course enlightened and empowered by your knowledge of how to make the best decisions for your horse.

Delivered by Dr Veronica Fowler, Dr Rosie Jones-McVey with Kelly Marks at IH HQ. Lethornes, Lambourn, Berkshire, RG17 8QP



  • Interpreting horse behaviour
  • Memory formation and use
  • Decision making and cognitive biases
  • Anthropomorphism
  • Who are you today: Bravery and Care
  • Systematic errors in the process of knowing


  • Information value in decision making
  • Dominance
  • Information distortion
  • Yard culture
  • Making decisions for your horse

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