Does your horse have a pair-bond?
- If your horse is regularly turned out with the same group of animals, it is more than likely he has a pair bond. To find out who it is, look for the following signs.
- Horses that have pair bonded will graze and drink in close proximity and alert each other to danger. There will be different distances between pairs grazing in the field.
- Mutual grooming is a favourite activity, although your horse may groom other horses as well, he will groom his pair – bond more often.
- Pair-bonded horses are likely to initiate each others behaviour.
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