Interesting Article on Depression in Equines

Discussion in 'Horse Health' started by Mcdreamer, Feb 7, 2019.

  1. Garfield70

    Garfield70 Senior Member

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    Being stressed, frustrated and down because of a change of life circumstances and then coming out of it while getting used to the new situation has nothing to do with depression at all.

    That's taking time to adapt and a completely normal reaction.
     
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    Garfield70 Senior Member

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    Nope, that's spoiled behaviour, and because most of those tiny equines do get spoiled from foal onwards instead of being worked like normal sized horses, most of them will act spoiled.
     
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    I was saying that in the horse I described, it was much more than a 'completely normal reaction.' Much more severe than that. And I would consider that to be 'equine depression.'
     

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