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We explore how herd composition and management factors correlate with frequencies of social interactions in horse groups. Since the welfare of horses correlates with low aggression levels and social contact opportunities, information of this kind is important. The data are a collection of records...

Author(s)
Sigurjónsdóttir, H.; Haraldsson, H.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2019, 9, 1, pp 14
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Author(s)
Baumgartner, M.; Frank, V.; Gandorfer, J.; Ramoser, A.; Seiler, S.; Zeitler-Feicht, M. H.
Publisher
Hans Eisenmann-Zentrum für Agrarwissenschaften der TU München, München, Germany
Citation
1st HEZagrar PhD Symposium April 21, 2015, Germany. Proceedings, 2015, pp 11-14
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