Evidence-Based Horsemanship is based on the Scientist-Practitioner Model. It was developed out of a collaboration between Martin Black and Dr. Stephen Peters who felt that the public and their horses needed a source of accurate information.
“Real information” gathered by observation, tested in the field and validated by science.
Evidence-Based Horsemanship involves assessing and integrating scientific findings to inform decisions and to create “best practices ” in all areas of horse training and care based on empirical outcomes (i.e., what “works”).
It allows us to ask the question, “What does our current scientific knowledge of the horse, when applied and empirically observed, show me about getting the best outcomes possible for me and the horse?”
Exploring Evidence-Based Horsemanship is the perfect compliment to the book Evidence-Based Horsemanship. It touches on the EBH foundation while delving deeper into the principles presented in the book.
Dr. Peters and Martin Black show examples, discuss neurochemicals not presented in the book, and introduce the Evidence-Based Horsemanship Pyramid.
In this DVD, you will learn about new scientific discoveries that can directly benefit all horses and horse owners.
About Evidence-Based Horsemanship
It’s not uncommon to see certain behaviors in our horses that raise questions. Or, we’ve all heard certain myths being propagated as truths throughout the horse community. Evidence-Based Horsemanship is working to dispel those myths and answer the “whys” behind horse behavior.
Dr. Stephen Peters, a neuropsychologist who specializes in brain functioning, teamed up with fifth-generation horseman and internationally known clinician Martin Black to write and collaborate on Evidence-Based Horsemanship. EBH, as it’s commonly called, combines Peters’ understanding of brain function with Black’s keen observation of subtle horse behavior to create “best practices” in all areas of horse training and care.