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Author (up) McGreevy, P.D. url  openurl
  Title Development and Resolution of Behavioural Problems with the Type Conference Article
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  Abstract The ideals of equestrian technique combine art and science. Therefore students of equitation

encounter measurable variables such as rhythm, tempo and impulsion alongside more ethereal ones

such as outline and harmony. This mixture accounts for many of the idiosyncrasies of equestrianism

including the subjective scoring of performance in dressage tests, the elusiveness of perfection even at

an elite level of competition and the difficulty of expressing equestrian technique in empirical terms

(Roberts, 1992).

This chapter will describe and offer examples of the unwelcome behavioural responses horses

produce under saddle. Two broad sections are then proposed to allow the reader to consider

unwelcome behavioural responses caused directly by humans as distinct from those attributable more

to the horse than the rider. Ultimately the responsibility for problems in the ridden horse lies with

humans since we have undertaken the domestication and exploitation of equids. Therefore it is

accepted that the dichotomy is not absolute. The chapter closes with a
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