What does the movement of a horse's ears mean?

All of us who spend our days with equines can observe the movement of the ears, which does not have anything casual or random, on the contrary there is a greater explanation has to be trying to detect the origin of a noise, since through these movements you can get to know a lot about the sensations of the horses and of their feelings.

Communication in equines is essential, because in addition to being very sociable animals, equines are animals that prefer to live in a herd, for which they must handle very high levels of interaction, in addition to very fluent communication, some experts in animal behavior say that this part of the body is the main method of communication between animals.

This is why it seemed important to us to show you some meanings to certain movements of the ears, Since, just like what happens with dogs with their tails and even with horses themselves, interpreting the movement of the ears can be one of the best methods to know what happens with our animal.

One of the most striking movements is when the horse moves its ears constantly, which has to do with a vigilant state, something that is very frequent in equines, which we could also define as a state of utmost tranquility but always alert.

Two other important movements that they carry out with their ears, the first one has to do with their ears completely straight or forward, which can be a sign of certainty regarding having detected the object that worries them, in addition to vertical ears, which implies a sensation. scary for equines.

When the horse has his ears completely back, it is because he is completely angry and willing to fight without problem, but when they are halfway, his anger is initial and he has not yet exceeded his patience.


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