Separation Anxiety

Separation Anxiety

Freedom does not like to be left alone. The key word here, is “left.” Freedom will happily ride out away from his friends; he always enjoys an adventure. But if he is left behind he weaves, he paws, and he runs. Back and forth along the fenceline he gallops, his racetrack past extending into long, […]

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Dealing with Separation Anxiety

Freedom is a worrier. And one of the things that worries him the most is being left alone. Partly it’s his nature. Horses are herd animals and when they are separated from “their” herd, it can make them anxious. Interestingly, it’s often Alpha horses who suffer more from separation anxiety than less dominant herd members. […]

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