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The great increase in the study of dog cognition in the current century has yielded insights into canine cognition in a variety of domains. In this review, we seek to place our enhanced understanding of canine cognition into context. We argue that in order to assess dog cognition, we need to regard ...

Author(s)
Lea, S. E. G.; Osthaus, B.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Learning & Behavior, 2018, 46, 4, pp 335-363
Abstract

The development of a comprehensive ethogram that could be used to record the behaviour of the ridden horse in a range of different scenarios would provide a valuable resource for researchers within equitation science. However, the relevance of the behaviours included in such an ethogram and...

Author(s)
Hall, C.; Heleski, C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2017, 190, pp 102-110
Abstract

Horses (Equus caballus) have lived with humans for over 5500 years. Despite this, their cognitive abilities have not received much research attention compared with those of dogs (Canis familiaris), probably because horses are not as familiar to humans as dogs and have been considered to be...

Author(s)
Takimoto, A.; Hori, Y.; Fujita, K.
Publisher
Japanese Society for Animal Psychology, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Animal Psychology, 2011, 61, 2, pp 141-153
Abstract

This review is a compilation of data from several studies that focused on the analysis of sexual behavior of donkeys. This review addresses aspects of sexual behavior of male and female including data obtained in evaluations under field and controlled breeding management systems as during extensive ...

Author(s)
Henry, M.; Lago, L. A.; Mendonça, L. F.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Reprodução Animal, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Reprodução Animal, 2009, 33, 4, pp 223-230
Abstract

The largest proportion of the world's horses are still used for work in agriculture and traction, however in the western countries they are increasingly kept for recreational and social purposes, breeding, sport and competition. It is often assumed that horses enjoys better farming conditions than...

Author(s)
Minero, M.; Canali, E.
Publisher
Edizioni Avenue Media, Bologna, Italy
Citation
Italian Journal of Animal Science, 2009, 8, Supplement 1, pp 219-230
Abstract

This special issue includes review papers as well as research papers dealing with many aspects of early weaning. The first five review papers include descriptions of theories and mechanisms behind social attachment and separation, progress of natural weaning process, responses to early weaning and...

Author(s)
Dybkjær, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2008, 110, 1/2, pp 1-215
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Author(s)
Boyd, L.; Keiper, R.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
The domestic horse: the evolution, development and management of its behaviour, 2005, pp 55-82
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Author(s)
Feh, C.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
The domestic horse: the evolution, development and management of its behaviour, 2005, pp 83-93
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Author(s)
Mattiello, S.
Publisher
Edagricole, Bologna, Italy
Citation
Obiettivi e Documenti Veterinari, 2001, 22, 6, pp 15-18
Abstract

The evolution of the horse began some 65 million years ago. The horse's survival has depended on adaptive behaviour patterns that enabled it to exploit a diverse range of habitats, to successfully rear its young and to avoid predation. Domestication took place relatively recently in evolutionary...

Author(s)
Goodwin, D.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
The welfare of horses, 2002, pp 1-18

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