Horse Talk: The Search for Meaning in Equine Communication

Horse owners know that a low-pitched nicker indicates friendly recognition, and an anxious call is a sign of stress. Now researchers are looking for a scientific link between the acoustic properties of equine communications and their possible meanings.

David G. Browning, MS, of the University of Rhode Island's Department of Physics, and Peter M. Scheifle, PhD, MD, from the Animal

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