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Horse Athletes: The Physical Impact of Emotional Stress

Posted on June 1, 2020 at 10:55 AM

Horse Athletes

The Physical Impact of Emotional Stress

 

Position Paper

By;

Kerry M Thomas

 

 

 

 

Topics

Stress; An Introduction

Stress; Naturally

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The Horse; Herd Dynamics In-Foal

Posted on April 26, 2020 at 12:10 AM

 


The Horse;

Herd Dynamics In-Foal

 

Position Paper

By;

Kerry M Thomas

 

 


TOPICS

 

Introduction; Evaluating Foals

 

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Environmental Impact; The Nature of Dependency & Performance

Posted on March 27, 2020 at 5:20 PM

Environmental Impact

The Nature of Dependency & Performance

Position Paper

By

Kerry M Thomas

 

 

TOPICS:

 

Introduction, Basic Instinct

 

Herd Structure, Relationships in Nature

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The Classic Distance Horse

Posted on February 28, 2020 at 7:05 AM

The Classic Distance Horse

Aptitude, the Competitors’ Edge

 

Position Paper

By

Kerry M Thomas

 

 

 

 



Topics:

 

Introduction; Portents

 

Time & Distance; Physical V/S Mental

 

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THT Online; Services Intro & Summary

Posted on February 11, 2020 at 9:25 AM

THT Online

Services Introduction Blog


 

Ever since I “officially” took the leap of faith in 2008, risking nearly everything I owned to chase the dream of taking my passion and evolving it into a business, I have kept in the back of my mind that eventually I wanted to be able to bring our unique work in Herd Dynamics to as wide an audience as possible. We have the great fortune of working on-location i...

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Destination Hope; The Human/Horse Connection

Posted on January 10, 2020 at 9:10 AM

Destination Hope;

The Human/Horse Connection

 

Position Paper

By:

Kerry M Thomas

 

Topics:

 

Introduction; Partnerships Through Time

 

The Horse; Reflections

 

Emotional Support; Purpose & Reason

 

Equine PTSD; The Human Pa...

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The Psychological Athlete; Training Through Tendencies & Stress

Posted on December 7, 2019 at 7:25 AM

The Psychological Athlete;

Coaching Through Tendencies & Stress

 

Position Paper

By:

Kerry M Thomas

 

 

 

 


Topics

 

Introduction; Identifying Latent Talent

 

Merging Abilities; Coaching Athletic Tendencies

 

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Behavioral Genetics; The Nature of Breeding

Posted on November 5, 2019 at 8:50 AM

Behavioral Genetics; The Nature of Breeding

Position Paper

By

Kerry M Thomas

Founder of

THT Bloodstock

 

 

Topics

 


Introduction; Rules of Nature

 

Behavioral Genetic Code; Prevailing Traits

 

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Sensory Soundness & The Psychology of Motion

Posted on August 26, 2019 at 4:45 PM

Sensory Soundness

&

The Psychology of Motion

 

Position Paper

By

Kerry M Thomas


 

Introduction


The study of the herd dynamics in horses and the vital role they play in any athletic discipline is a study of the many pieces of the psychological jigsaw puzzle that make up what I call the...

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Kentucky Derby 145 Analysis Intro-Piece

Posted on May 12, 2019 at 6:50 AM

*Each year for our annual Kentucky Derby Herd Dynamics Analysis I pen a position paper as the introduction, in an effort to help further advance an understanding of work and approach here at THT.The following is a copy of the 2019 installment as it appeared in the KY Derby 145 analysis.



The Kentucky Derby & Herd Dynamics;

The Nature of Competition

By:

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