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This article discusses the selection criteria and standards for choosing horses intended for leisure or horse riding and competitions. Focused of the paper is on selecting horses based on temperament standards and profiles set by The French Institute of horses and riding (HARAS).

Neveux, C.
Les Haras Nationaux, Le Pin au Haras, France
Equ'Idée, 2012, No.80, pp 18-19

The Caballo Fino Chilote (CFCh) is the only Chilean pony breed and a unique genetic resource. A group of seven CFCh stallions were observed for 60 hours, during summer, at INIA-Butalcura research station, Chiloé Island, under restricted space and access to water conditions. Scan sampling every five ...

Tadich, T. A.; Pulido, R. G.
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 2010, 42, 3, pp 195-201
CABI Book Info
Cover for The behaviour and welfare of the horse.

The second edition of this book contains 16 chapters that discuss the development and neurophysiology of horse behaviour, physical activities such as eating and drinking, grooming and comfort behaviour, gait, movement, territoriality, rest, reproductive behaviour, maternal and human care of foals,...

Fraser, A.
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936280)