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The Equus model for training Horses enables us to approach our horses freely, without any special equipment, and educate them using the same language their mothers used when they were foals and the alpha uses with them daily. This training model elicits certain responses from the horse, both intentionally and unintentionally, using their language. Learn about the Equus model, introduced by Marlis Amato.  This training model takes advantage of the horse's instincts and uses the same language that horses use to communicate with each other.  It helps create a mutual understanding between the trainer and the horse.  Equus model teaches instructions...

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  Did you know that horses, asses (donkeys), and zebras belong to the Equus group, which is part of the family Equdae of mammals?  The term equine refers to any member of the Equus group, that most likely originated in North America and spread quickly to the Old World. Equines are odd-toed ungulates with slender legs, long heads, relatively long necks, manes (erect in most subspecies) and long tails. All species are herbivorous, and mostly grazers with simpler digestive systems than ruminants but able to subsist on lower quality vegetation. While the domestic horse and donkey exist worldwide, wild equine...

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This picture is of an electric yellow and a red Mbuna Cichlids fish.  These cichlids are some of the most colorful freshwater fish for the home aquarium.  Mbuna are very aggressive and territorial fish, they are not suitable for beginner fishkeepers.  A suitable aquarium setting includes many rocks, adequate filtration, caves, and hiding places; plants may be uprooted, so they are best avoided, but a small number will work well in the aquarium. One of the plants that can be used with Mbuna Cichlids is the Java fern, which may become the object of Mbuna aggression, but will not be...

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