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This paper presents guidelines on determining the basic needs of horses and factors to consider in assuring the health and welfare of domesticated as well as free range horses.

Author(s)
Hausberger, M.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire - Équine, 2018, 12, 46, pp 21-24
CABI Book Info
Cover for Farm animal behaviour: characteristics for assessment of health and welfare.

The second edition of this book contains 12 chapters that describe the domestication, behaviour, physiology, health, welfare, housing and handling of horses, pigs, rabbits, cattle, sheep, goats, fowls, turkeys, geese, ducks, deer and ratites.

Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.; Gunnarsson, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391391)
Type
Book
Abstract

Horses can sleep while standing; however, recumbency is required for rapid eye movement (REM) sleep and therefore essential. Previous research indicated a minimal duration of recumbency of 30 min per 24 h to perform a minimal duration of REM sleep. For group-housed horses, suitable lying area...

Author(s)
Burla, J. B.; Rufener, C.; Bachmann, I.; Gygax, L.; Patt, A.; Hillmann, E.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2017, 4, March, pp 23
Abstract

The predominant housing system used for domestic horses is individual stabling; however, housing that limits social interaction and requires the horse to live in semi-isolation has been reported to be a concern for equine welfare. The aim of the current study was to compare behavioural and...

Author(s)
Yarnell, K.; Hall, C.; Royle, C.; Walker, S. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Physiology & Behavior, 2015, 143, pp 51-57
Abstract

In domestic living conditions, the opportunities for social interactions between horses (whether in a stable or out in the field) are often limited, despite it having been shown that such interactions are essential for their welfare. One of the causes claimed by owners is their concern of the...

Author(s)
Neveux, C.; Eydely, F.; Robic, F.
Publisher
Institut Francais du Cheval et de l'équitation, Le Pin au Haras, France
Citation
Équi-meeting Infrastructures, Horas national du Lion d'Angers, France, 6-7 October 2014. Proceedings, 2014, pp 113-115
Abstract

This study was undertaken to investigate factors associated with stereotypic behavior in stabled horses in Iran. We evaluated sex, age, breed, color, frequency of feeding in the day, social contact with other horses during stabling, and the design of stable. We divided the stable design into two...

Author(s)
Dezfouli, M. M.; Tavanaeimanesh, H.; Naghadeh, B. D.; Bokaei, S.; Corley, K.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, London, UK
Citation
Comparative Clinical Pathology, 2014, 23, 5, pp 1651-1657
Abstract

Under domestic living conditions, the opportunities for social interactions between horses (box or paddock) are often limited even if it was pointed out these were essential to their welfare. But most of the owners claim that their horses will hurt themselves. In this study, we observed ramdomly...

Author(s)
Neveux, C.; Robic, F.; Eydely, F.
Publisher
Institut Français du Cheval et de l'Équitation, Le Pin au Haras, France
Citation
40ème journée de la recherche équine. Actes de colloque, epidémiologie et pathologie, Paris, France, 18 March 2014, 2014, pp 129-132
Abstract

Horses are social equids that form stable groups allowing them to develop long-lasting relationships. However, the great majority of breeders and riders still favour single housing where horses are confined and socially deprived. Stallions are usually the most socially isolated because of their...

Author(s)
Briard, L.; Petit, O.
Publisher
Institut Français du Cheval et de l'Équitation, Le Pin au Haras, France
Citation
40ème journée de la recherche équine. Actes de colloque, epidémiologie et pathologie, Paris, France, 18 March 2014, 2014, pp 137-140
Abstract

The design and characteristics of an ideal lying area that would enable horses to rest properly are described.

Author(s)
Zeitler-Feicht, M. H.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2013, 94, 3, pp 228...233
Abstract

The aim of this study was a comparison of the behaviour and stress burden of horses in a tie stalls, stabling in individual boxes and keeping horses in small groups in a group box, each with daily paddock movement (approx. 7 h). The study was carried out with eight healthy warmblood horses at the...

Author(s)
Hoffmann, G.; Wagels, E.; Kräft, S.; Goossens, L.; Ammon, C.; Georg, H.; Feige, K.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2012, 28, 6, pp 702...710

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