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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

In polygynous species with high reproductive skew in males, mothers often show differential investment between sons and daughters. Although consistent sex differential investment has not been found by previous studies in horses, maternal investment beyond weaning has often been overlooked. We...

Author(s)
Stanley, C. R.; Shultz, S.
Publisher
Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands
Citation
Behaviour, 2012, 149, 3/4, pp 251-274
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

Oral administration of altrenogest for oestrus suppression in competition horses is believed to be widespread in some equestrian disciplines, and can be administered continuously for several months during a competition season. To examine whether altrenogest has any anabolic or other potential...

Author(s)
Hodgson, D.; Howe, S.; Jeffcott, L.; Reid, S.; Mellor, D.; Higgins, A.
Publisher
Bailliere Tindall Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2005, 169, 1, pp 113-115