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Abstract

Play remains a mystery and adult play even more so. More typical of young stages in healthy individuals, it occurs rarely at adult stages but then more often in captive/domestic animals, which can imply spatial, social and/or feeding deprivations or restrictions that are challenging to welfare,...

Author(s)
Hausberger, M.; Fureix, C.; Bourjade, M.; Wessel-Robert, S.; Richard-Yris, M. A.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Naturwissenschaften, 2012, 99, 4, pp 291-302
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

This study aimed at determining the effect of the increase of foraging opportunities on the behaviour and welfare of breeding mares housed in individual boxes but allowed outside 6 h a day in a bare paddock. One hundred Arab breeding mares were divided into two groups of 50 according to the...

Author(s)
Benhajali, H.; Richard-Yris, M. A.; Ezzaouia, M.; Charfi, F.; Hausberger, M.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2009, 3, 9, pp 1308-1312
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