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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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The aim of this study was to assess whether horses are aware of and affected by emotional states of their stable-mates. Four mare-foal pairs and one gelding were subjected to two types of treatment: (I) - a stress caused by separation of the foal and the dam, or (II) - observing the reactions to...

Author(s)
Żelazna, R.; Jezierski, T.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding, Jastrzebiec, Poland
Citation
Animal Science Papers and Reports, 2018, 36, 3, pp 333-338
Abstract

This article describes the characteristics of individual and group housing of horses based on the age, sex, health and behavioural requirements.

Author(s)
Zeitler-Feicht, M. H.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Pferdefokus, 2012, 3, 4, pp 21...29
Abstract

Two groups of mature mares were used. Group 1 consisted of 6 Standardbred mares, Group 2 had 2 Standardbreds and 2 Arabians. Three oral doses of tryptophan (0.1, 0.05 and 0 mg/kg) were administered in 14 g of confectioners sugar 2 h prior to testing in a 3 × 3 latin square design (2 mares per...

Author(s)
Bagshaw, C. S.; Ralston, S. L.; Fisher, H.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1994, 40, 1, pp 1-12