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Author(s)
Baumgartner, M.; Frank, V.; Gandorfer, J.; Ramoser, A.; Seiler, S.; Zeitler-Feicht, M. H.
Publisher
Hans Eisenmann-Zentrum für Agrarwissenschaften der TU München, München, Germany
Citation
1st HEZagrar PhD Symposium April 21, 2015, Germany. Proceedings, 2015, pp 11-14
Abstract

This research reports a qualitative study to explore the behavioral responses and reflections from Young Offenders undertaking an Equine-Facilitated Learning (EFL) Intervention in prison in the United Kingdom. Learning was facilitated by an instructor, and the participants were taught introductory...

Author(s)
Hemingway, A.; Meek, R.; Hill, C. E.
Publisher
Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands
Citation
Society & Animals, 2015, 23, 6, pp 544-568
Abstract

Freedom of pain is important for animal welfare, which is defined by a list of positive conditions which should be provided to the animal. This approach is taken by the so called Five Freedoms (freedom from pain, freedom to behave, freedom from fear and distress, freedom from hunger and thirst,...

Author(s)
Hopster, K.; Kästner, S.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2015, 96, 10, pp 1014...1023
AbstractFull Text

The man's domestication of horses limited his living space. It disabled their natural movements and characteristic behaviour. The horse's senses are well developed. Horses hear louder and see better than humans and most of domestic animals. With movements of their body horses communicate with the...

Author(s)
Mišanec, P.; Baban, M.; Antunović, B.; Mijić, P.
Publisher
University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
50th Croatian & 10th International Symposium on Agriculture, 16-20 February 2015, Opatija, Croatia. Proceedings, 2015, pp 410-413
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for General social behaviour.

Most domestic animal species live socially when wild and the individuals actively associate with one another when they can do so in domesticated conditions. The social living and social behaviour associated with this are generally beneficial to individuals and promote their survival. A great...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

When living in social groups, horses differ among them in dominance rank and degree of social centrality (i.e. more or less close to other group members). However, the impact of inter-individual variability remains poorly considered in the study of sociality. We conducted a study to characterize...

Author(s)
Valenchon, M.; Briard, L.; Dorn, C.; Amadouche, M.; Petit, O.
Publisher
Institut Français du Cheval et de l'Équitation, Le Pin au Haras, France
Citation
41ème journée de la recherche équine, jeudi 12 mars 2015, Paris, France, 2015, pp 134-137
Abstract

The aim of our study was to explore the association between dominance rank and body condition in outdoor group-living domestic horses, Equus caballus. Social interactions were recorded using a video camera during a feeding test, applied to 203 horses in 42 herds. Dominance rank was assigned to 194...

Author(s)
Giles, S. L.; Nicol, C. J.; Harris, P. A.; Rands, S. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2015, 166, pp 71-79
Abstract

In domestic living conditions, the opportunities for social interactions between horses (whether in a stable or out in the field) are often limited, despite it having been shown that such interactions are essential for their welfare. One of the causes claimed by owners is their concern of the...

Author(s)
Neveux, C.; Eydely, F.; Robic, F.
Publisher
Institut Francais du Cheval et de l'équitation, Le Pin au Haras, France
Citation
Équi-meeting Infrastructures, Horas national du Lion d'Angers, France, 6-7 October 2014. Proceedings, 2014, pp 113-115
Abstract

Box housing remains predominant in horse industry despite of the spatial and social restrictions it causes to the horse, leading to the emergence of abnormal behaviours such as stereotypies, which can arise very soon after the first box housing. In the present study, we have investigated the impact ...

Author(s)
Benhajali, H.; Lunel, C.; Kalloufi, A.; Gautier, E.; Ezzaouia, M.; Bensaid, S.; Hausberger, M.
Publisher
Institut Francais du Cheval et de l'équitation, Le Pin au Haras, France
Citation
Équi-meeting Infrastructures, Horas national du Lion d'Angers, France, 6-7 October 2014. Proceedings, 2014, pp 3-7
Abstract

Author(s)
Butterworth, J.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2014, 174, 12, pp 308

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