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In species that move in cohesive groups, animals generally reach decisions through socially distributed processes, and individual knowledge is expected to influence collective decision making. Pooling of information should not be considered a general rule, however, since conflicts of interest may...

Author(s)
Andrieu, J.; Henry, S.; Hausberger, M.; Thierry, B.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Animal Cognition, 2016, 19, 3, pp 451-458
Abstract

Social relationships are important in social species. These relationships, based on repeated interactions, define each partner's expectations during the following encounters. The creation of a relationship implies high social cognitive abilities which require that each partner is able to associate...

Author(s)
Sankey, C.; Richard-Yris, M. A.; Leroy, H.; Henry, S.; Hausberger, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2010, 79, 4, pp 869-875
Abstract

We investigated the effects of the introduction of foreign adults on the behavior of young horses. First, we observed the behavior of 1- and 2-year-old domestic horses housed in same-age and same-sex groups (a standard housing system, but different from a natural situation). Then, two same-sex...

Author(s)
Bourjade, M.; Moulinot, M.; Henry, S.; Richard-Yris, M. A.; Hausberger, M.
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc, New York, USA
Citation
Developmental Psychobiology, 2008, 50, 4, pp 408-417
Abstract

Horses are highly social animals that have evolved to live in social groups. However, in modern husbandry systems, single housing prevails where horses experience social isolation, a challenge-to-welfare factor. One major reason for this single housing is the owners' concerns that horses may injure ...

Author(s)
Fureix, C.; Bourjade, M.; Henry, S.; Sankey, C.; Hausberger, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2012, 138, 3/4, pp 216-228
Abstract

We studied experimentally whether horse dams influenced foals' relationships with humans. We investigated the influence of the establishment of positive human-mare relationships on foals' behaviour toward humans. Forty-one foals and their dams were involved in this experiment. Half of the mares...

Author(s)
Henry, S.; Hemery, D.; Richard, M. A.; Hausberger, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2005, 93, 3/4, pp 341-362