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This chapter discusses the psychological needs of the horse and improvement of their quality of life. The indicators of distress (prolonged stress) and the physical and social needs of the horse are outlined. The emotions and private lives of the horse are also discussed. The cognitive needs of the ...

Author(s)
Kiley-Worthington, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine welfare, 2011, pp 94-112
Abstract

Imprinting is the technique of nursing an animal like an individual of his own species. This includes carrying out natural handling of the foal from the moment of birth and during the subsequent days, modifying its personality. This learning process only happens in a brief sensitive period after...

Author(s)
González del Pino, F.; Escalante, F.; Wilde, O. R.
Publisher
Veterinaria Organizacion S.L., Malaga, Spain
Citation
REDVET, 2009, 10, 3, pp 030924
CABI Book Info
Cover for The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text, modular texts.

This book contains 16 chapters that are divided into 2 main parts. The first part discusses the study and applications of animal behaviour; the genetic and physiological aspects of behaviour; the evolution of behaviour; the effects of domestication on animal behaviour; motivation and organization...

Author(s)
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935368)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text.

This third edition book with 19 chapters on domestic animal ethology is divided into two parts: Part A contains the basic elements of animal behaviour (chapter I, the study of animal behaviour and its application; chapter II, behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication; chapter III, behaviour...

Author(s)
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book

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