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Sensory perception in horses is very complex due to expression of stimuli and reactions. Sharpening of the senses is an evolutionary adaptation which provided for the ancestors of horses quickness of reactions necessary for their survival. Understanding sensory perception of the horse is essential...

Author(s)
Tomić, M.; Ramljak, J.; Ivanković, A.
Publisher
Hrvatsko Agronomsko Društvo, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Stočarstvo, 2012, 66, 4, pp 303-316
Abstract

Earlier research indicates that stallions may supress interactions of their harem members, leading to less stable hierarchies and friendship bonds in harems compared to non-stallion groups. In this paper, the effect of the presense of a stallion on the social behaviour of mares was studied by...

Author(s)
Granquist, S. M.; Thorhallsdottir, A. G.; Sigurjonsd, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2012, 141, 1/2, pp 49-56
Abstract

Play remains a mystery and adult play even more so. More typical of young stages in healthy individuals, it occurs rarely at adult stages but then more often in captive/domestic animals, which can imply spatial, social and/or feeding deprivations or restrictions that are challenging to welfare,...

Author(s)
Hausberger, M.; Fureix, C.; Bourjade, M.; Wessel-Robert, S.; Richard-Yris, M. A.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Naturwissenschaften, 2012, 99, 4, pp 291-302
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Author(s)
McDonnell, S.
Publisher
Equine Veterinarians Australia, St Leonards, Australia
Citation
Proceedings of the 34th Bain Fallon Memorial Lectures, Reproduction - Behaviour - Podiatry, 8-13 July, 2012, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 2012, pp 101-105
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Author(s)
McDonnell, S.
Publisher
Equine Veterinarians Australia, St Leonards, Australia
Citation
Proceedings of the 34th Bain Fallon Memorial Lectures, Reproduction - Behaviour - Podiatry, 8-13 July, 2012, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 2012, pp 107-112
Abstract

These proceeding presents papers submitted at the 3rd International Conference of Veterinary Medicine of the Collective, held in Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil, last 23 to 25 November 2012. Topics of papers focused on the behaviour, health and diseases, population and reproduction,...

Publisher
Universidade Federal do Paraná, UFPR, Curitiba, Brazil
Citation
Archives of Veterinary Science, 2012, 17, 4, Suplemento, pp 1-57
Abstract

The aim of this study was a comparison of the behaviour and stress burden of horses in a tie stalls, stabling in individual boxes and keeping horses in small groups in a group box, each with daily paddock movement (approx. 7 h). The study was carried out with eight healthy warmblood horses at the...

Author(s)
Hoffmann, G.; Wagels, E.; Kräft, S.; Goossens, L.; Ammon, C.; Georg, H.; Feige, K.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2012, 28, 6, pp 702...710
Abstract

This article describes the characteristics of individual and group housing of horses based on the age, sex, health and behavioural requirements.

Author(s)
Zeitler-Feicht, M. H.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Pferdefokus, 2012, 3, 4, pp 21...29
Abstract

In this study the circumstances of horse husbandry in a region of Western Germany were gathered under aspects of animal welfare. For this reason a questionnaire based on recommendations and guidelines was created. Within the study 83 horse-keeping farms and 1580 horses were recorded. Results:...

Author(s)
Nover, M.
Publisher
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Status quo der Haltung von Pferden in einer Region Westdeutschlands unter Aspekten des Tierwohlbefindens, 2013, pp xxiii + 128 pp.
Abstract

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

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