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Blood plasma profiles of equine sex steroids are useful in diagnose and for different scientific purposes. The aim of this study was to monitor oestradiol, testosterone and androstenedione blood plasma profiles in foals of age between 6 and 18 months, in order to establish the reference levels for...

Author(s)
Górecka-Bruzda, A.; Suwała, M.; Kamińska, B.; Jaworski, Z.; Jezierski, T.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding, Jastrzebiec, Poland
Citation
Animal Science Papers and Reports, 2015, 33, 2, pp 137-146
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

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

It is often discussed that the inactivity of horses causes diseases of their musculoskeletal system. Due to these problems the objective of the investigation was to quantify if the size of a group has an effect on the behaviour of young horses. Data from 42 horses in the age of one to two years...

Author(s)
Rose-Meierhöfer, S.; Standke, K.; Hoffmann, G.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Züchtungskunde, 2010, 82, 4, pp 282-291
Abstract

Aspects related to social organization and its effects on the reproductive behavior of domestic stallions breeding under free range management systems have not been studied. This study was carried out with the following objectives: to identify the social units established between Brazilian Pony...

Author(s)
Tarouco, A. K.; Freitas, C. C.; Neves, A. P.; Gregory, R. M.; Mattos, R. C.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Reprodução Animal, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Animal Reproduction (Belo Horizonte), 2009, 6, 4, pp 535-545
Abstract

A temperament trait is generally defined as individual differences in behaviour that are present early in life and relatively stable across situations and over time. The aim of this study was to test the existence of a trait "gregariousness" in horses, by testing the stability across situations and ...

Author(s)
Lansade, L.; Bouissou, M. F.; Erhard, H. W.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2008, 109, 2/4, pp 355-373

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