Knowing a Horse's Laterality Could Affect Training

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Knowing whether a horse favors his left or right leg can help owners and trainers develop better training programs for him, according to Amanda Warren-Smith, PhD, of the Millthorpe Equine Research Centre in New South Wales, Australia. An easy way to determine his laterality is with a pedometer designed for people. Laterality is the preference an animal shows for one side of its bo

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