Why looking at horses does not automatically make someone an ethologist

Equine ethology is fast becoming a well used term among horse owners. Even to the point of becoming somewhat frayed around the edges. But what is ethology really? And what is it good for? Renowned ethologist Lucy Rees explains in this feature.  You can also hear from field study participant Maria Guadano who used her opportunity to observe Pottok ponies  to look for evidence of "leadership" in the herd dynamic.

Real ethology with Lucy Rees, part 2 

What is ethology?

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