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Cover for The horse.

Much of the anatomy of the organs and physiology the body systems of horses are similar to that of the dog and this chapter is designed to highlight the differences between these two species, not to describe every aspect in repetitious detail.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Handling and transport of horses.

This chapter reviews various horse handling methods, including imprint training, positive methods of training and horse transport. The review of imprint training studies indicates that there have been mixed positive and negative results, and that the process may interfere with foal bonding with the ...

Author(s)
Houpt, K. A.; Wickens, C. L.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Control of postpartum ovarian activity.

This chapter deals with the control of postpartum ovarian activity in livestock and its applications. The factors influencing postpartum ovarian activity in cattle, buffaloes, sheep, goats, pigs and horses are presented. Moreover, the development of control measures, strategies for inducing...

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Equine reproductive physiology, breeding and stud management.

This book discusses topics on the reproductive anatomy of the mare; reproductive anatomy of the stallion; control of reproduction in the mare; control of reproduction in the stallion; anatomy and physiology of pregnancy in the mare; endocrine control of pregnancy in the mare; physical process of...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book
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Cover for The reproductive anatomy of the mare.

This chapter details the anatomy and function of the mare's reproductive system. The reproductive tract of the mare may be considered as a Y-shaped tubular organ with a series of constrictions along its length. The perineum, vulva, vagina and cervix can be considered as the outer protective...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control of reproduction in the mare.

This chapter discusses the oestrous cycle of the mare that is divided into two sections of physiological and behavioural changes. The major physiological events associated with reproductive activity in the mare are endocrine changes, which in turn govern and drive the other physiological changes as ...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The anatomy and physiology of pregnancy in the mare.

This chapter discusses the anatomy of pregnancy in the mare and is divided into four sections namely fertilization, early embryo development, placentation and organ growth. Each section is presented in detail to gain a clear understanding on the mechanism of equine pregnancy, but our understanding...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Endocrine control of pregnancy in the mare.

This chapter discusses the endocrinological control of pregnancy in the mare and highlighted the two stages of gestation that is divided into early (fertilization to day 150) and late (day 150 to full term). It is evident that the control of pregnancy in the mare follows a similar but not identical ...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The physical process of parturition.

Parturition is the active expulsion of the fetus, along with its associated fluid and placental membranes. This chapter discusses the signs of imminent parturition and the process of parturition in mare. There are several signs that indicate that parturition is approaching. These may become evident ...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The endocrine control of parturition.

This chapter discusses the different factors that may influence the exact timing of parturition in mares such as environmental, fetal and maternal factors. The initiation of parturition and the hormones involved in parturition of mares are highlighted. It is evident that the mechanism for the...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter

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