horses can read facial expressions

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sweettalk
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Thu Feb 11, 2016 2:53 am

though most of us super familiar with horses are already likely aware of how well they pick up on our body language, here's a thing to read;

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/hor ... lp00000592
MySaladDays
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Sat Nov 05, 2016 11:45 pm

Horses in the study tried to influence human behavior using their eyes, proving that they understand intentions can be communicated using gestures. Horses join the ranks of some primates, dolphins, reef fish and corvids (the family of birds that include crows, rooks and jays) with this ability. Dogs are the first domesticated species to show the ability to manipulate human attention.......

http://www.paulickreport.com/horse-care ... udy-finds/
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Delamont
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Sun Nov 06, 2016 12:13 pm

It took a 'study' to figger that out? :lol:
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