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Sensory perception in horses is very complex due to expression of stimuli and reactions. Sharpening of the senses is an evolutionary adaptation which provided for the ancestors of horses quickness of reactions necessary for their survival. Understanding sensory perception of the horse is essential...

Author(s)
Tomić, M.; Ramljak, J.; Ivanković, A.
Publisher
Hrvatsko Agronomsko Društvo, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Stočarstvo, 2012, 66, 4, pp 303-316
Abstract

This review is a compilation of data from several studies that focused on the analysis of sexual behavior of donkeys. This review addresses aspects of sexual behavior of male and female including data obtained in evaluations under field and controlled breeding management systems as during extensive ...

Author(s)
Henry, M.; Lago, L. A.; Mendonça, L. F.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Reprodução Animal, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Reprodução Animal, 2009, 33, 4, pp 223-230
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
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Behavior of three herds on specific, marshy terrains of Biebrza National Park were studied during July and August 2008. Observations of herds behavior have been carried out in three periods of the day. The following behavioral patterns were studied: ingestive behavior, resting behavior, eliminative ...

Author(s)
Łojek, J.; Burzyńska, K.; Laskowski, M.
Publisher
Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Annals of Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW, Animal Science, 2009, No.46, pp 269-279
Abstract

Previous research on the Assateague horses found that high-ranking females had more surviving offspring than low-ranking females. Variance in reproductive success may be the result of a variety of proximate processes that affect sexual behavior such as mate choice and mate competition. A study was...

Author(s)
Powell, D. M.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Ethology, 2008, 26, 1, pp 137-144
Abstract

Among horse owners "mare-ishness" is easily recognized, if poorly defined, as generally awkward or recalcitrant behavior. In common with other mammals, however, horses do show a range of female-specific behavior patterns concerned particularly with sexual and maternal functions but also...

Author(s)
Curry, M. R.; Eady, P. E.; Mills, D. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2007, 2, 5, pp 149-157
Abstract

The influence of age, dominance rank, kinship and aggressiveness over affiliative relationships and sexual behaviours were analysed in a herd of Sorraia horses, Equus caballus, kept under extensive management. Subjects were 10 adult mares 5-18 years old that had known each other since birth, and a...

Author(s)
Heitor, F.; Oom, M. do M.; Vicente, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 2006, 73, 3, pp 231-239
Abstract

The term 'libido', first used by Freud to refer to the force by which the sexual instinct is represented in the mind, has become more and more used to refer to some aspects of sexual behaviour in large domestic animals. From being a wide, rather imprecise term, it has come to be defined in a...

Author(s)
Wodzicka-Tomaszewska, M.; Kilgour, R.; Ryan, M.
Citation
Applied Animal Ethology, 1981, 7, 3, pp 203-238
Abstract

BUDDY, P., and LEHRMAN, D. S. The role of prolactin in maintaining incubation behaviour in the ring dove: 368.
EISENBERG, J. F. The reproductive behaviour of kangaroo rats and pocket mice: 368.
HINDE, R. A., and STEEL, E. A. Brood patch development and the integration of reproductive behaviour in...

Citation
Zeitschrift fur Tierpsychologie, 1963, 20, pp 368-373

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