Horse Observation Report

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Introduction This experiment will test how horses trained as hunter/jumpers are affected by different color jumps. The debate over how color is perceived by horse is constantly changing. In the beginning, it was said that horse’s see in black and white. Some studies about the horses eye and behaviors noticed by owners show differently. There is not much study done to prove this, but “with little true science to go on, these apparent expressions of color perception have been explained away as reactions to the shade, the shape or the placement of the object rather than the color itself” (Meszoly, 2006). This might not be the case. When focusing on the horse’s eye itself, it is “the largest eye of any land mammal” (Pomeroy, 2012). If you were
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