"The studies presented in the book are long-awaited. It is the first volume bringing together ethical questions of interspecies relationships in several contexts...this volume brings together advanced new theoretical frameworks, inspiring empirical studies and compelling methodological suggestions challenging, stimulating and provoking our understanding of humans, horses and their practices and relationships." - Susanna Hedenborg, Malm University
Jonna Bornemark is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the Centre for Studies in Practical Knowledge, Sdertrn University, Sweden. Petra Andersson is a researcher in Practical Philosophy at University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Ulla Ekstrm von Essen is Associate Professor in History of Ideas at the Centre for Studies in Practical Knowledge at Sdertrn University, Sweden.
Introduction: subjectivity and ethical questions in an equestrian world in transformation JonnaBornemark Part I Horses at work 1 Horses labour and work-lives: new intellectual and ethical directions KendraCoulter 2 Working cowhorses in multispecies encounters AndreaPetitt 3 Who is the horse? Horse assisted therapy as a possibility for understanding horses PetraAndersson 4 Martha Nussbaums capability approach and equine assisted therapy: an analysis for both humans and horses HenrikLerner and GunillaSilfverberg Part II Leadership, power, and training methodology 5 Put the horse in place: on communicative practices in horsehuman relationships AnitaMaurstad 6 Power, ethics, and animal rights Paul Patton 7 Between behaviourism, posthumanism, and animal rights theory: negative and positive reinforcement in liberty dressage UllaEkstrm von Essen and JonnaBornemark Part III Problematic practices? 8 He loves to race or does he? Ethics and welfare in racing IrisBergmann 9 Descriptive Falsterbo Moments or the art of equestrian photography made popular Crispin PareliusJohannessen 10 Dressage dilemmas: ethics where sport and art collide Kirrilly Thompson 11 wriding Marie Fahlin Part IV Negotiations in contemporary dressage 12 Riders understanding of the role of their horse in sports dressage MariZetterqvistBlokhuisand PetraAndersson 13 A bifocal perspective on the riding school: on Lvinas and equine faces David Redmalm 14 What do trainers teach their riders about horses and riding? An interaction analysis study of sports dressage training Charlotte Lundgren Part V Horse keeping 15 Interpreting animals in spaces of cohabitance: narration and the role of animal agency at horse livery yards NoraSchuurman and Alex Franklin 16 Perspectives on horse keeping and welfare in peri-urban landscapes MonicaHammer, Madeleine Bonow, and Mona Petersson Index