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Group housing provides horses with social contact, a lack of which is associated with health and behavior problems. Despite the benefits of group housing for horses, horse owners are concerned about aggression and resulting injuries. This study focused on agonistic and affiliative interactions in a ...

Author(s)
Pierard, M.; McGreevy, P.; Geers, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2019, 29, pp 61-69
Abstract

We explore how herd composition and management factors correlate with frequencies of social interactions in horse groups. Since the welfare of horses correlates with low aggression levels and social contact opportunities, information of this kind is important. The data are a collection of records...

Author(s)
Sigurjónsdóttir, H.; Haraldsson, H.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2019, 9, 1, pp 14
Abstract

Many studies have been carried out into both motor and sensory laterality of horses in agonistic and stressful situations. Here we examine sensory laterality in affiliative interactions within four groups of domestic horses and ponies (N=31), living in stable social groups, housed at a single...

Author(s)
Farmer, K.; Krüger, K.; Byrne, R. W.; Marr, I.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Animal Cognition, 2018, 21, 5, pp 631-637
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Third-party interventions are defined as the interruption of dyadic interactions by third animals through direct physical contact, interposing or threats. Previous studies focused on the analysis of interventions against agonistic encounters. However, there have been no evaluations of interventions ...

Author(s)
Schneider, G.; Krueger, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2012, 83, 2, pp 377-387
Abstract

Domestic horses are faced with social challenges throughout their lives due to limitations in social contact, space restrictions and frequent changes in social companionship. This is in contrast to natural conditions where horses live in relatively stable harem bands. Currently, little is known...

Author(s)
Christensen, J. W.; Søndergaard, E.; Thodberg, K.; Halekoh, U.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2011, 133, 3/4, pp 199-206
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

Wildlife management actions can alter fundamental behaviors of individuals and groups, which may directly impact their life history parameters in unforeseen ways. This is especially true for highly social animals because changes in one individual's behavior can cascade throughout its social...

Author(s)
Ransom, J. I.; Powers, J. G.; Garbe, H. M.; Oehler, M. W., Sr.; Nett, T. M.; Baker, D. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2014, 157, pp 81-92
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Arnold, G. W.; Grassia, A.
Citation
Applied Animal Ethology, 1982, 8, 1/2, pp 5-25
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Duncan, P.
Citation
Applied Animal Ethology, 1982, 8, 6, pp 567-570
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Goldschmidt-Rothschild, B. von; Tschanz, B.
Citation
Zeitschrift fur Tierpsychologie, 1978, 46, 4, pp 372-400

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