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Horse Brain, Human Brain - The Neuroscience of Horsemanship

Janet L. Jones

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An eye-opening game-changer of a book that sheds new light on how horses learn, think, perceive, and perform, and explains how to work with the horse’s brain instead of against it.

In this illuminating book, brain scientist and horsewoman Janet Jones describes human and equine brains working together. Using plain language, she explores the differences and similarities between equine and human ways of negotiating the world. Mental abilities - like seeing, learning, fearing, trusting, and focusing - are discussed from both human and horse perspectives. Throughout, true stories of horses and handlers attempting to understand each other - sometimes successfully, sometimes not - help to illustrate the principles.

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Janet L. Jones

Janet Jones, PhD, applies brain research to the training of horses and riders. She earned her PhD from UCLA and taught the neuroscience of perception, language, memory, and thought for 23 years. Janet trained horses at a large stable for many years, and later ran a successful horse training business of her own. She has schooled hundreds of inexperienced or difficult horses and competed in hunter, jumper, halter, reining, and western pleasure disciplines.

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