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A permanent herd of Icelandic horses with four stallions and their harems was studied for a total of 316 hours in a large pasture (215 ha) in May 2007 in Iceland. Interactions between stallions of different harems and other aspects of the horses' behaviour were studied. One stallion and nine horses ...

Author(s)
Sigurjonsdottir, H.; Thorhallsdottir, A. G.; Hafthorsdottir, H. M.; Granquist, S. M.
Publisher
Hindawi Publishing Corporation, New York, USA
Citation
International Journal of Zoology, 2012, 2012, pp Article ID 162982
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
Abstract

A total of 131 Simmental heifers and 14 Hucul colts on pasture at Polany Suroxiczne were employed in the following study. Their behaviours were observed from 06.00-21.00 h, and the time at which these behaviours were displayed were noted. Both species were most active and grazed most often during...

Author(s)
Kamieniak, J.; Sapuła, M.; Budzyńska, M.; Sadowska, J.; Brejta, W.
Publisher
Wydawnictw Akademii Rolniczej, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Annales Universitatis Mariae Curie-Sklodowska. Sectio EE Zootechnica, 2002, 20, pp 243-248
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Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 1996, 12, 1, pp 17-24
Abstract

History of the Equidae, domestication of horses, and keeping of horses nowadays are described and housing and husbandry requirements are reviewed including social contact, exercise, environment, nutrition and grazing. Keeping on pasture, open housing system and keeping in different box systems are...

Author(s)
Pick, M.
Citation
Tierärztliche Umschau, 1994, 49, 5, pp 259-262
Abstract

The optimum size of field for yearling horses was assessed by observing the behaviour of the horses and estimating their heart rate in fields of various sizes (0.2 ha, 1.1 ha, 1.5 ha, 2.1 ha and 4.2 ha). Herds of three yearling horses each were pastured in the fields from 09:00 to 16:00. In the...

Author(s)
Kusunose, R.; Hatakeyama, H.; Kubo, K.; Kiguchi, A.; Asai, Y.; Fujii, Y.; Ito, K.
Citation
Bulletin of Equine Research Institute, 1985, No. 22, pp 1-7
Abstract

Horse tracks investigated on pasture at Toi Cape on slopes of 28-51 deg were investigated. All pasture between the tracks was grazed and the distance between tracks was related to the slope. It was suggested that distance between tracks depended on the distance up the slope horses were able to...

Author(s)
Kaseda, Y.
Citation
Japanese Journal of Zootechnical Science, 1980, 51, 9, pp 642-648

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