Would you like to learn about horse behaviour, body language, how to manage behaviour problems and find out more about horse behaviour consulting?

A better understanding of horse behaviour and body language can help you improve your relationship with your own horse and give you the confidence to make better-informed choices about riding, handling, training and competing.

This weekend is aimed at horse owners, students and equestrian professionals interested in learning more about horse behaviour.


An introduction to horse behaviour and body language. The day will include presentations as well as observational exercises with horses. You will benefit from an improved understanding of how your own horse behaves and gain new practical skills to help manage and train your horse.

You will learn about:

• different aspects of horse behaviour (play, sleep, social life, eating, drinking, movement, reproduction etc)
• equine body language
• the horse's behavioural needs
• tips and tricks for improving your own horse’s behaviour
• equine body language
• how to recognise pain, stress and fear
• how to assess emotional thresholds
• practical observation exercise of horse body language


Justine will look at common behaviour problems and why they occur as well as an introduction to the principles and practice of horse behaviour consulting. The day will include presentations, practical exercises and useful case studies.

You will learn about:
• common behaviour problems and how to manage them
• how to assess horse behaviour
• practical exercises for dealing with fear-based behaviour problems
• the process of horse behaviour consulting
• real-life case studies


You can attend either day, or both days.
One day £90, both days £160.
Early bird rate: £80 one day, £140 both days (pay before May 30th)
Price includes a light lunch and refreshments.

For further information and to buy tickets please email Justine at


Justine is a fully certified member of the International Association of Animal Behaviour Consultants (IAABC). She is also the organisation’s UK Chair, a member of the Application Review Committee, and a Mentor for both the IAABC's Online Mentorship programme and the Animal Behaviour Consulting Principles & Practice course. Justine is also registered as an Accredited Animal Behaviourist with the Animal Behaviour and Training Council.

Justine lectures on the BSc (Hons) Behavioural Science Degree at Writtle University College and also acts as an expert consultant in legal disputes and court cases involving equine behaviour.

For further information about Justine please click here.


10 & 11 August 2019


New Barn Livery
Chelford Road
WA16 8SZ