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When engaging in procedures that horses may find aversive, restraint methods are often used to help ensure safety of both horse and handler. Twitching is a common restraint method, but its use is sometimes considered controversial. Based on previous work, there is evidence supporting the concept of ...

Author(s)
Ali, A. B. A.; Gutwein, K. L.; Heleski, C. R.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2017, 21, pp 20-25
Abstract

Recent advances in human fascia research have shed new light on the role of the fascial network in movement perception and coordination, transmission of muscle force, and integrative function in body biomechanics. Evolutionary adaptations of equine musculoskeletal apparatus that assure effective...

Author(s)
Skalec, A.; Egerbacher, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Anatomy, 2017, 231, 3, pp 405-416
Abstract

Trigeminal-mediated headshaking is an idiopathic neuropathic facial pain syndrome in horses. There are clinical similarities to trigeminal neuralgia, a neuropathic facial pain syndrome in man, which is usually caused by demyelination of trigeminal sensory fibers within either the nerve root or,...

Author(s)
Roberts, V. L.; Fews, D.; McNamara, J. M.; Love, S.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2017, 4, May, pp 72
Abstract

Stereotypic behaviors are commonly observed in domestic equids as they are in a range of captive non-domesticated species. Estimates suggest that 19.5%-32.5% of horses perform a stereotypy. The presence of these behaviors is thought to indicate suboptimal welfare status and can result in secondary...

Author(s)
Roberts, K.; Hemmings, A. J.; McBride, S. D.; Parker, M. O.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2017, 20, pp 37-43
Abstract

Crib biting is a common equine stereotypic behavior that has links to health problems and poor welfare. There is evidence that crib biters may be more sensitive to environmental stressors, and the aim of the present study was to test the hypothesis that crib -biting behavior in horses has a...

Author(s)
Omidi, A.; Vakili, S.; Nazifi, S.; Parker, M. O.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2017, 20, pp 31-36
Abstract

Stereotypical behavior (STB) has been observed in a wide range of species regardless of its classification. Despite extensive research into factors that contribute to the etiology of STB and/or influence the expression of STB, few studies have explicitly evaluated if relationships exist between STB ...

Author(s)
Williams, J.; Randle, H.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2017, 20, pp 1-10
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental control of crib-biting in a horse.

Author(s)
Hempen, M.; Rosales-Ruiz, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
Abstract

Husbandry procedures are necessary for different purposes in horse breeding. The aim of the present study was to assess the aversiveness and effects on the horse-human relationship of a range of common husbandry procedures, in pre-weaned non-habituated Konik polski foals. Our measures included...

Author(s)
Górecka-Bruzda, A.; Jaworski, Z.; Suwała, M.; Sobczyńska, M.; Jastrzębska, E.; Ogłuszka, M.; Sankey, C.; Boroń, M.; Jezierski, T.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2017, 191, pp 31-38
Abstract

Equitation encompasses a range of activities in which horses interact closely with humans. The need to ensure both horse management and equitation practice is ethical and sustainable is becoming emphasized globally. Robust and rigorous measurement is critical to objective assessment of practice....

Author(s)
Randle, H.; Steenbergen, M.; Roberts, K.; Hemmings, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2017, 190, pp 57-73
Abstract

The management of free-range poultry also includes the protection of a poultry flock against wild animals; therefore, guard animals are being used more and more frequently (especially alpaca, dog donkey, goat, horse, sheep and llama). The commercial poultry flock and the guard animals share the...

Author(s)
Hirsch, N.; Knubben, J.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2017, 98, 5, pp 480...492

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