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Play is an important element of the young Mammal's life and is integral part of its behavioural development. Studies performed on different species show that its decrease or disappearance at a young age is a potential indicator of poor welfare, or can be a consequence of attachment problems to the...

Author(s)
Hausberger, M.; Fureix, C.; Bourjade, M.; Swessel-Robert, S.; Richard, M. A.
Publisher
Les Haras Nationaux, Le Pin au Haras, France
Citation
36e Journée de la recherche équine, Le Pin au Haras, France, jeudi 4 mars 2010, 2010, pp 123-131
Abstract

We studied experimentally whether horse dams influenced foals' relationships with humans. We investigated the influence of the establishment of positive human-mare relationships on foals' behaviour toward humans. Forty-one foals and their dams were involved in this experiment. Half of the mares...

Author(s)
Henry, S.; Hemery, D.; Richard, M. A.; Hausberger, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2005, 93, 3/4, pp 341-362
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Author(s)
Hausberger, M.; Henry, S.; Richard, M. A.
Publisher
Les Haras Nationaux Direction du Développement, Paris, France
Citation
30ème journée de la recherche équine, 3 mars 2004, 2004, pp 155-164