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Can horses understand words?

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Anonymous

yes when ever I lunge my horses they respond to walk, trot, canter

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Johanna J.

Yes, similar to dogs they understand words and commands pretty well. They are really loyal animals, and while you train them, if you give them treats and positive reinforcements, they will react better to you. I went to horse camp a few years ago, and the horses knew many commands and words that we said to them while riding. They also have excellent memories!...Read More