improving the welfare of these animals, which are very sensitive to human emotions.
Studies are currently underway to further our knowledge of the emotional interactions between humans and horses, to improve the welfare of both animals and humans in different fields, such as riding or riding therapy.
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How do horses read human emotional cues?
More information: Tobey Ben-Aderet et al. Dog-directed speech: why do we use it and do dogs pay attention to it?, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences (2017). DO
Alex Benjamin et al. 'Who's a good boy7!' Dogs prefer naturalistic dog-directed speech, Animal
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Elodie F. Briefer. Vocal contagion of emotions in non-human animals, Proceedings of the Royal Society
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La Lansade et al. Horses are sensitive to baby talk: pet-directed speech facilitates communication with humans in a pointing task and during grooming, Animal Cognition (2021). DO!:
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improving the welfare of these animals, which are very sensitive to human emotions. Studies are currently underway to further our knowledge of the emotional interactions between humans and horses, to improve the welfare of both animals and humans in different fields, such as riding or riding therapy. + Explore further How do horses read human emotional cues? More information: Tobey Ben-Aderet et al. Dog-directed speech: why do we use it and do dogs pay attention to it?, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences (2017). DO Alex Benjamin et al. 'Who's a good boy7!' Dogs prefer naturalistic dog-directed speech, Animal Cognition (2018). DOI: Elodie F. Briefer. Vocal contagion of emotions in non-human animals, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences (2018). DO!: La Lansade et al. Horses are sensitive to baby talk: pet-directed speech facilitates communication with humans in a pointing task and during grooming, Animal Cognition (2021). DO!: 021-01487-3 Journal information: Animal Cognition [4 , Proceedings of the Royal Society B [4