Horses can recognise human emotion, new study shows

“…’What’s really interesting about this research is that it shows horses have the ability to read emotions across the species barrier. We have known for a long time that horses are a socially sophisticated species but this is the first time we have seen that they can distinguish between positive and negative human facial expressions,’ said Amy Smith, a doctoral student in the university’s mammal vocal communication and cognition research group…”

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