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Abstract

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
Abstract

Horses living in social groups have to make collective decisions to maintain the group cohesiveness, which requires for the group members to move together. We are talking of 'leadership' when a particular horse takes the decision to move and is successfully followed by its group mates. It has been...

Author(s)
Valenchon, M.; Amadouche, M.; Petit, O.
Publisher
Institut Français du Cheval et de l'Équitation, Le Pin au Haras, France
Citation
42ème journée de la recherche équine. Actes de colloques, jeudi 17 mars 2016, Paris, France, 2016, pp 125-128
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

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).

Author(s)
Neveux, C.
Publisher
Les Haras Nationaux, Le Pin au Haras, France
Citation
Equ'Idée, 2012, No.80, pp 18-19