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Online theory courses Module 3 - Horse behavior
Learn without taking the lead with the MOOC Horse! Whatever your initial level of knowledge, you will follow the progression without difficulty. For 3 months, you can enjoy wherever you want, at your own pace: 26 videos, or 4:40 exposed ...
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Learn without taking the lead with the MOOC Horse!
Whatever either your initial level of knowledge, you will follow the progression, without difficulty.
For 3 months, you can enjoy wherever you want, at your own pace:
26 videos, 4 hours 40 minuteslectures, horse observation comments, testimonies…
70 teaching aidspresentations used during lessons, written transcripts of speeches, links and digital supports to go further
30 varied and fun quiz questions
Or a personal investment estimated at 15 hours.
The key is your training follow-up certificate.
Have you always wanted to know more about the horse's behavior and improve its domestic living conditions? With this module, learn to observe and recognize their behaviors, emotions and interactions to progress in this way.
This program presents knowledge that is consensus in the scientific community, as of the state of knowledge in May 2018.
During your progression, you reach the following educational objectives
Theme 1: Understanding the horse's senses to understand its behavior
Know that the horse has access to information other than the human
Know the main characteristics of the horse's vision
Know that the horse hears sounds that we cannot hear
Understand how the horse reads information in odors
Recognize that the horse has a very low sensitivity threshold
Know how :
In situations such as obstacle or outdoor work, understand that the horse needs to be able to adjust the position of its head to see
Observe the food preferences of horses as a product of their experience
Determine if the horse appreciates contact in a given context through observation.
Theme 2: Behaviors of the horse
Differentiate observation and interpretation
Learn how researchers establish a horse's time budget and know the average time budget of a horse in the field
Understand behavioral repertoires as constructs of researchers to answer questions
Deepen knowledge through recent studies
Know how :
Identify the main types of stereotypies and recognize a horse with them
Recognize and name certain behaviors out of context
Theme 3: Social behavior
Recognize the main communication signals of the horse
Learn good practices to allow horses to have social relationships
Know affiliative behaviors
Know how :
Use the words appropriately: wild, domesticated, feral, tame
Recognize the social structures of a “natural” herd of horses
Recognize a positive or negative interaction by observing the whole horse
Know that it is important for young people to grow up in freedom with other young people and with adults
Theme 4: Reading a horse
Know experiences allowing to characterize the temperament of a horse
Understanding the principle of pain scales in horses
Understand that humans generally have trouble detecting pain in horses
Recognize pain as a mental construct
Know how :
Evaluate the part of the horse's personality in its performance
Choose a serene and experienced rider according to the sensitivity of the horse
Ethologist and equine welfare officer at the FFE
Head of the owners' stable at Haras de la Cense
Master of Applied Ethology - Ethonova
PhD student in equine ethology at the National Institute of Agronomic Research
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