Horse Basics 101 is a compilation of useful and interesting fact about horses. It is based on our current understanding of their behaviors. Since horses do not communicate in the same way we do, it is important for us to understand how they act and why. Understanding equine behavior is important for both the horsey person and the not so horsey person. Both the lay person and the amateur horse enthusiast can appreciate the horse understanding the information in this book. An understanding of the special characteristic of this animal, which has served man for over 6,000 years, is essential. The horse still provides enjoyment today, through association, riding and driving. By looking at horses and understanding their personalities, you can better understand how they behave, what they do and why.