Horses Recognize Individuals in Several Ways – 5/16/12

NeighU.K. researchers have found that horses demonstrate the process in which several senses are used to identify other individuals, known as cross-modal perception and once believed to be unique to humans.  Horses can recognize their owners from their voices and create a mental picture of familiar humans.

CLICK HERE to see the entire article in the London Telegraph.

DR. RAMEY NOTES:  So, as you probably hoped, the nicker that warms your heart is not necessarily just because it’s feeding time.

PS – If you can’t get enough nickering and want to download one of any number of horse ringtones CLICK HERE.

PSS – There are a couple of other great links in the London Telegraph article, including one about priceless items relating to horses from the Queens’ collection going on display.  CLICK HERE to read that one.


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