Horse Brain, Human Brain

Horse Brain, Human Brain

The Neuroscience of Horsemanship

Janet Jones


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  • Over 85% of horse training problems are due to humans being unable to think like a horse
  • The first book written for horsemen by a doctor of cognitive science
  • Throughout the book there are "barn side" applications of brain science—it's not a text book!
  • Readers will walk away knowing more about their own brains as well as their horses

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    Janet Jones:
    Janet Jones applies brain research to the training of horses and riders. She earned her Ph.D. 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 green or difficult horses and competed in hunter, jumper, halter, reining, and western pleasure disciplines.