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Objective: To screen a closed herd of the Old Kladruber Horses (OKH) for the prevalence of ocular disorders and report normal ocular variations. Animals studied: Two hundred and sixty-one horses, 122 Old Kladruber Gray Horses, and 139 Old Kladruber Black Horses owned by the National Stud Farm...

Author(s)
Andrysikova, R.; Pot, S.; Rüegg, S.; Markova, J.; Horackova, E.; Kolos, F.; Voelter, K.; Spiess, B.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2019, 22, 4, pp 462-469
Abstract

Visual information is key to how many animals interact with their environment, and much research has investigated how animals respond to colour and brightness information in the natural world. Understanding the visibility of features in anthropogenic environments, and how animals respond to these,...

Author(s)
Paul, S. C.; Stevens, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2020, 222, pp 104882
Abstract

Background: The syndrome Multiple Congenital Ocular Anomalies (MCOA) is a congenital eye disorder in horses. Both the MCOA syndrome and the Silver coat colour in horses are caused by the same missense mutation in the premelanosome protein (PMEL) gene. Horses homozygous for the Silver mutation (TT)...

Author(s)
Johansson, M. K.; Fegraeus, K. J.; Lindgren, G.; Ekesten, B.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2017, 13, 153, pp (2 June 2017)
Abstract

Background: Distichiasis, an ocular disorder in which aberrant cilia (eyelashes) grow from the opening of the Meibomian glands of the eyelid, has been reported in Friesian horses. These misplaced cilia can cause discomfort, chronic keratitis, and corneal ulceration, potentially impacting vision due ...

Author(s)
Hisey, E. A.; Hermans, H.; Lounsberry, Z. T.; Avila, F.; Grahn, R. A.; Knickelbein, K. E.; Duward-Akhurst, S. A.; McCue, M. E.; Kalbfleisch, T. S.; Lassaline, M. E.; Back, W.; Bellone, R. R.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Genomics, 2020, 21, 848,
Abstract

A 6-year-old Quarter Horse gelding was presented for bilateral uveitis resulting in vision loss as well as icterus. Anaemia with autoagglutination was consistent with a presumptive immune-mediated haemolytic anaemia. Urinary PCR was positive for Leptospira spp. and microscopic agglutination test...

Author(s)
Delph, K. M.; Sharpe, E.; Beard, L. A.; Rankin, A. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2018, 30, 3, pp 132-136
Abstract

Introduction: Ophthalmic examination in the horse is generally limited to crude assessment of vision and screening for ocular lesions. The refractive state of equine eyes and the potential impact on vision and performance requires further investigation. Objective To assess the refractive state of a ...

Author(s)
Bracun, A.; Ellis, A. D.; Hall, C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2014, 17, s1, pp 90-96
Abstract

Horses are capable of identifying individual conspecifics based on olfactory, auditory or visual cues. However, this raises the questions of their ability to recognize human beings and on the basis of what cues. This study investigated whether horses could differentiate between a familiar and...

Author(s)
Lansade, L.; Colson, V.; Parias, C.; Trösch, M.; Reigner, F.; Calandreau, L.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2020, 10, 4,
Abstract

Emotional recognition has been demonstrated to occur between members of different species. However, the majority of studies on interspecific communication of emotions so far focused on the senses of vision and hearing while the contribution of the sense of smell has rarely been studied in this...

Author(s)
Sabiniewicz, A.; Tarnowska, K.; Swiatek, R.; Sorokowski, P.; Laska, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2020, 230,
Abstract

Animal dimensions play a vital role in providing data in support of management decisions regarding livestock. Nevertheless, dairy heifers are still measured manually, a time consuming and stressful task for both the farmer and the animal. This research suggests an approach that utilises a fully...

Author(s)
Nir, O.; Parmet, Y.; Werner, D.; Adin, G.; Halachmi, I.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Biosystems Engineering, 2018, 173, pp 4-10
AbstractFull Text

The study was aimed at developing methodical guidelines for equine behavioural studies for horse breeders and specialists. The prepared methods were tested in three horse breeding centres of northern Lithuania with the horses of the Žemaitukai and saddle breeds (Lithuanian saddle, Baltic...

Author(s)
Macijauskienė, V.; Ribikauskas, V.; Klimas, R.
Publisher
Institute of Animal Science of Lithuanian Veterinary Academy, Baisogala, Lithuania
Citation
Gyvulininkystė: Mokslo Darbai (Animal Husbandry: Scientific Articles), 2014, No.62, pp 126-144

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