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Sid Gustafson - University of Guelph. Great Falls, Montana Area, MT, US

Sid Gustafson

Equine Behavior instructor | University of Guelph

Great Falls, Montana Area, MT, UNITED STATES

Equine Behaviorist and Veterinarian



Dr Gustafson is a veterinary behaviorist and practicing veterinarian. His presentations include The Language of Horses, Equine Behavior, Horsemanship, and a variety of approaches, talks, and demonstrations to develop winning and willing relationships with horses. He educates horsefolk, horse trainers, veterinarians and horse guardians regarding the appropriate application of animal behavior to teaching, training, and caring for horses.

Industry Expertise (1)


Areas of Expertise (4)

Equine Behavior


The Language of Horses

Horse Welfare

Accomplishments (3)

Equine Behavior Instructor (professional)


HIgh Plains Book of the Year (professional)

2007 finalist

California Horse Racing Board Veterinarian (professional)

Official Regulatory Veterinarian responsible for the health and welfare of California racehorses at various meets.

Education (2)

Washington State University: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Equine behavior and welfare 1979

Dr Gustafson teaches Equine Behavior for the University of Guelph, Equine Guelph

Washington State University: Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Science, Equine behavior and welfare 1976

cum laude

Affiliations (7)

  • Author's Guild
  • American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior
  • AVMA
  • University of Guelph
  • Racehorse Advocacy
  • A Veterinarian's Take
  • California Horse Racing Board

Event Appearances (3)

Equine Behavior

Alberta Horse Owners and Breeders Conference  Alberta, Canada


The Language of Horses

British Columbia Horse Council  Kamloops, BC


Developing Horses

Equine Expo  Guelph, Ontario


Sample Talks (1)

The Language of Horses

How horses communicate.



  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Host/MC
  • Author Appearance
  • Corporate Training


500 to 3000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee