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Fraser’s The Behaviour and Welfare of the Horse
Edited by: Christopher B Riley, Massey University, New Zealand, Sharon E Cregier, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada and North American Editor Emerita, Equine Behaviour, Andrew Fraser, formerly Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
May 2022 | Hardback | 248 Pages | 9781789242102
May 2022 | Paperback | 248 Pages | 9781789242119
May 2022 | ePDF 9781789242126 | ePub 9781789242133
£95.00 | €110.00 | $130.00
£45.00 | €50.00 | $60.00
DescriptionCompletely updated and revised, a new, international expert editorial and multidisciplinary authorship team build on Andrew Fraser's decades of work as an ethologist, veterinarian, historian, horseman, breeder, trainer, conservationist, and field scientist, sharing essential knowledge to improve horse behaviour, welfare and safety.
New for the third edition:
The effects of noise on the horse's welfare.
Husbandry and grazing management as well as transport and horse safety during road transport.
Key issues and advances concerning equipment and the horse's mouth.
Genetics and temperament, including horse vocalisations and what these indicate.
Welfare assessment models and welfare dilemmas such as euthanasia.
The gaits and challenges of equestrian sports.
Considerations of behaviour and welfare during evacuation and rescue.
This classic text remains an essential resource for veterinarians, animal scientists, equine professionals and horse owners.
Table of contents
- 1: Development and Assessment of Equine Behaviour
- 2: Sensory and Neurologic Faculties
- 3: The Neurological Underpinnings of Behaviour
- 4: Behavioural Homeostasis, Daily Rhythms and Advances in Monitoring
- 5: Ingestion, Elimination and Comfort
- 6: Kinetic Behaviour and Athletic Performance
- 7: Spatial Factors
- 8: Equine Transport
- 9: Reproduction and Breeding
- 10: Mare Foal Dynamics
- 11: Foal Function and Welfare
- 12: Development and Social Behaviour
- 13: Undesirable Behaviour and Stress
- 14: Humane Control, Training and Husbandry
- 15: Evacuation and Rescue Welfare Husted
ReadershipThis classic text remains an essential resource for veterinarians, animal scientists, equine professionals and horse owners.
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