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Abstract

This article commences by outlining five perspectives on the sustainability of equestrian cultures covering the environment, the economy, human health, horse welfare, and social licence. Next, it presents findings from an online survey developed to understand how horse owners in Australia have been...

Author(s)
Thompson, K.; Clarkson, L.; Rebbeck, M.
Publisher
Routledge
Publication
Rural Society, 2018, 27, 1, pp 52-65
News Article

Intense exercise can be fatal to racehorses, according to a University of Guelph study. Peter Physick-Sheard and a team of researchers examined 1,713...

Date
May 2018
Event

25 - 26 May 2018 - Tierklinik Hattersheim, Frankfurt

Venue
Tierklinik Hattersheim, Frankfurt
Country
Germany
Contact
VetPD – Veterinary Professional Development
Contact Details
9 Foxhollow, Bar Hill, Cambridgeshire, CB23 8EP, UK
Tel
+44 (0) 1234 817123
CABI Book Info
Cover for The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text.

This third edition book with 19 chapters on domestic animal ethology is divided into two parts: Part A contains the basic elements of animal behaviour (chapter I, the study of animal behaviour and its application; chapter II, behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication; chapter III, behaviour...

Author(s)
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
CAB ReviewFull Text

This paper introduces the key challenges encountered when investigating the human-horse interface. With a focus in recent research on the application of learning theory in horses, it reviews the progress made in the emergent discipline of equitation science over the past decade. An appreciation of...

Date
January 2016
Subjects
animal behaviour; behaviour; learning; reviews; training
Author(s)
McGreevy, P. D.; Hawson, L.
AbstractFull Text

The composition of semen diluents can modify its viability during cooling. The buffering effects of HEPES and sodium bicarbonate were evaluated considering the pH and sperm viability. The semen of seven adult Brazilian ponies was evaluated before and after cooling at 5oC for 24 h and 48 h. A...

Author(s)
Trentin, J. M.; Centeno, L. A. M.; Balestrin, T. de S.; Minela, T.; Zanatta, G. M.; Pessoa, G. A.; Rubin, M. I. B.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina
Publication
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2018, 39, 2, pp 631-642
AbstractFull Text

The purpose of the study was to investigate whether indocyanine green (ICG) dye damages the corneal endothelium of horses. Twenty-four corneas of 12 healthy equines, males or females, of different ages were used in this study. Only eyes with no ocular findings were used. Randomly, one eye was...

Author(s)
Silva, V. R. M. da; Andrade, M. C. C. de; Faganello, C. S.; Torikachvili, M.; Carissimi, A. S.; Pigatto, J. A. T.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina
Publication
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2018, 39, 2, pp 613-620
AbstractFull Text

We estimated the volume values, ratios, and the relationship between brain weight and volumetric values of gray and white matter of the ox brain. Six fresh brains of Holstein-Friesian strain healthy ox (17-20 months old) were used. Fresh weights of the brains were measured using digital weighing....

Author(s)
Bolat, D.
Publisher
Afyon Kocatepe University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Kocatepe Veterinary Journal, 2018, 11, 1, pp 30-34
AbstractFull Text

This study was conducted to evaluate the pineal glands of the foal and adult horses with histomorphometry. The pineal glands were sectioned at a thickness of 40 µm and stained with AgNOR for stereological analyses. The weight and volume of the pineal gland as well as the number of pinealocytes were...

Author(s)
Bolat, D.; Kürüm, A.; Bahar, S.; Karahan, S.
Publisher
Ankara Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dekanlığ
Publication
Ankara Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2018, 65, 2, pp 205-212
AbstractFull Text

In the current study, data of 930 horses was used and divided into four types of categories i.e. Draft, Wild, Sports and Race types. A set of ten microsatellite markers HTG10, ASB2, ASB17, HMS3, AHT4, HMS7, VHL20, AHT05, HTG4, and HMS6 were studied. Allelic frequency, total number of alleles,...

Author(s)
Iqra Atiq; Imran Zahoor; Basheer, A.; Waseem Khan
Publisher
University of Agriculture
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2018, 55, 1, pp 155-158

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