Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Sexual behavior of mares.

Abstract

Patterns of sexual behaviour are discussed in the context of studies on horses in wild or semi-wild conditions. Aspects covered are: the normal oestrous cycle, problems of detection of oestrus, silent oestrus and suboestrus, and sexual behaviour of non-ovulatory and pregnant mares.