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CABI Book Chapter

The behaviour and welfare of the horse.

Book cover for The behaviour and welfare of the horse.

Description

The second edition of this book contains 16 chapters that discuss the development and neurophysiology of horse behaviour, physical activities such as eating and drinking, grooming and comfort behaviour, gait, movement, territoriality, rest, reproductive behaviour, maternal and human care of foals, social behaviour, training and restraint, abnormal behaviour the equine culture and protection. The b...

Chapter 8 (Page no: 97)

Spatial factors.

This chapter describes the space use and requirements and construction of suitable environments and housing for horses.

Other chapters from this book

Introduction Introduction. Author(s): Fraser, A.
Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Development of equine behaviour. Author(s): Fraser, A.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 20) Sensory faculties and behavioural roots. Author(s): Fraser, A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 37) Neural substrate. Author(s): Fraser, A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 46) Behavioural homeostasis. Author(s): Fraser, A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 58) Eating, drinking and ingestive welfare. Author(s): Fraser, A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 68) Body care and evacuation. Author(s): Fraser, A.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 79) Kinetic behaviour and racing. Author(s): Fraser, A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 106) Rest, work and transportation. Author(s): Fraser, A.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 123) Breeding function. Author(s): Fraser, A.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 137) Mare/foal dynamics. Author(s): Fraser, A.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 155) Foal function and welfare. Author(s): Fraser, A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 169) Development and social behaviour. Author(s): Fraser, A.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 182) Humane control and husbandry welfare. Author(s): Fraser, A.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 195) Disordered behaviour and stress. Author(s): Fraser, A.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 215) Equine culture and protection. Author(s): Fraser, A.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Memorial University, Newfoundland, Canada.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2010
  • ISBN
  • 9781845936280
  • Record Number
  • 20103153923