Kim Wren was interviewed by The Age today about equine communication. Read all about it here.
Form the article:
“Equine experts say it’s just that most people don’t realise the horse is trying to talk to them in the first place.
Kim Wren, the owner of Wedgetail Rides in the Yarra Valley, said the people in this study have simply taken the time to listen to the horses involved.
“We’re often talking to horses, telling them what they can and can’t do,” she said.
“But a lot of horses communicate with humans and each other through body language. We need to listen by watching the body language. This is exactly what these people [the researchers] are doing – they’ve taught them cues.”
Ms Wren has a herd of 17 horses she uses for classes with at-risk youth or people living with disabilities. “