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Fraser's the behaviour and welfare of the horse.

Book cover for Fraser's the behaviour and welfare of the horse.

Description

The third edition of this book contains 15 illustrated chapters on the development and assessment of equine behaviour; sensory and neurologic faculties; the neurological underpinnings of behaviour; behavioural homeostasis, daily rhythms and advances in monitoring; ingestion, elimination and comfort; kinetic behaviour and athletic performance; spatial factors; equine transport; reproduction and bre...

Chapter 5 (Page no: 61)

Ingestion, elimination and comfort.

This chapter focuses on behaviours that maintain physiological homeostasis, including ingestion, elimination and comfort in horses. The latter includes grooming (hair and skincare) and sheltering behaviours that support thermoregulation and provide refuge from biting insects.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Development and assessment of equine behaviour. Author(s): Waran, N. K. Pearson, G. Fraser, A. F.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 24) Sensory and neurologic faculties. Author(s): Riley, C. B.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 36) The neurological underpinnings of behaviour. Author(s): Riley, C. B.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 50) Behavioural homeostasis, daily rhythms and advances in monitoring. Author(s): Padalino, B.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 81) Kinetic behaviour and athletic performance. Author(s): Rogers, C. W.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 96) Spatial factors. Author(s): Rogers, C. W.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 103) Equine transport. Author(s): Padalino, B. Riley, C. B.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 124) Reproduction and breeding. Author(s): Gee, E. K.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 138) Mare and foal dynamics. Author(s): Gee, E. K.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 147) Foal function and welfare. Author(s): Riley, C. B.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 166) Development and social behaviour. Author(s): Waran, N. K. Pearson, G. Fraser, A. F.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 179) Undesirable behaviour and stress. Author(s): Pearson, G. Waran, N. K. Fraser, A. F.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 195) Humane control, training and husbandry. Author(s): Riley, C. B.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 210) Evacuation and rescue welfare. Author(s): Husted, R.