- Published on Tuesday, 18 February 2014 10:38
Sometimes an animal develops behavior, which is outside the normal behavior range of the species. This behaviour may be annoying to the owner and most importantly may be detrimental to the well being of the animal. Many horses develop these “problem” behaviours and they become established habits, which are referred to as vices. There are numerous types of vices and varying degrees to which the horse may exhibit them. Over the next couple of articles we will be having a look at some of these issues. The list of these behaviours is long and includes cribbing, weaving, charging, rearing, box walking, wood chewing, kicking, tail rubbing, etc.