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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,...

Author(s)
Fraser, A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936280)
Type
Book
Abstract

Wildlife management actions can alter fundamental behaviors of individuals and groups, which may directly impact their life history parameters in unforeseen ways. This is especially true for highly social animals because changes in one individual's behavior can cascade throughout its social...

Author(s)
Ransom, J. I.; Powers, J. G.; Garbe, H. M.; Oehler, M. W., Sr.; Nett, T. M.; Baker, D. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2014, 157, pp 81-92
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