Equine students practice training skills!

February 2019

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(NOTE: This is an archived press release.)

Second-year BSc (Hons) Equine Behavioural Science students from Writtle University College practised their clicker and target training skills with the Lordships Stud broodmares on Friday 15 February as part of their Equine Training be Cognition module.

The students used chaff as a low arousal reward to avoid over excitement, and they got great results!

Student Naomi Scotcher punfully said how "chaffed" she was with the progress they had made today!

The BSc (Hons) in Equine Behavioural Science course is designed for students who wish to pursue a specialist interest in the field of equine behaviour. You will study specialist behaviour modules to improve your knowledge and understanding of the academic theory underpinning the natural behaviour of the horse, incorporating principles of ethology and psychology alongside health and welfare management.

Find out more about studying Equine at Writtle University College:

Undergraduate courses

writtle.ac.uk/UG-Equine

Further Education courses
writtle.ac.uk/FE-Equine

Photo: Boe with BSc (Hons) Equine Behavioural Science students Sophie Galloway and Naomi Scotcher.