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The great increase in the study of dog cognition in the current century has yielded insights into canine cognition in a variety of domains. In this review, we seek to place our enhanced understanding of canine cognition into context. We argue that in order to assess dog cognition, we need to regard ...

Author(s)
Lea, S. E. G.; Osthaus, B.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Learning & Behavior, 2018, 46, 4, pp 335-363
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The development of a comprehensive ethogram that could be used to record the behaviour of the ridden horse in a range of different scenarios would provide a valuable resource for researchers within equitation science. However, the relevance of the behaviours included in such an ethogram and...

Author(s)
Hall, C.; Heleski, C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2017, 190, pp 102-110
Abstract

Horses (Equus caballus) have lived with humans for over 5500 years. Despite this, their cognitive abilities have not received much research attention compared with those of dogs (Canis familiaris), probably because horses are not as familiar to humans as dogs and have been considered to be...

Author(s)
Takimoto, A.; Hori, Y.; Fujita, K.
Publisher
Japanese Society for Animal Psychology, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Animal Psychology, 2011, 61, 2, pp 141-153
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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 ...

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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
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The largest proportion of the world's horses are still used for work in agriculture and traction, however in the western countries they are increasingly kept for recreational and social purposes, breeding, sport and competition. It is often assumed that horses enjoys better farming conditions than...

Author(s)
Minero, M.; Canali, E.
Publisher
Edizioni Avenue Media, Bologna, Italy
Citation
Italian Journal of Animal Science, 2009, 8, Supplement 1, pp 219-230
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Author(s)
Mattiello, S.
Publisher
Edagricole, Bologna, Italy
Citation
Obiettivi e Documenti Veterinari, 2001, 22, 6, pp 15-18
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Author(s)
Nicol, C. J.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1995, 44, 2/4, pp 79-98
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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
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Crowell-Davis, S. L.
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Equine Practice, 1986, 2, 3, pp 573-590
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

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