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OBJECTIVE: To determine the effects of stacked wedge pads and chains applied to the forefeet of Tennessee Walking Horses on behavioral and biochemical indicators of pain, stress, and inflamation. ANIMALS: 20 Tennessee Walking Horses. PROCEDURES: Horses were randomly assigned to 2 treatment groups:...

Author(s)
Everett, J. B.; Schumacher, J.; Doherty, T. J.; Black, R. A.; Amelse, L. L.; Krawczel, P.; Coetzee, J. F.; Whitlock, B. K.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
American Journal of Veterinary Research, 2018, 79, 1, pp 21-32
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nature of horse breeds.

This chapter presents a brief description of a few breeds of horses that will be mentioned in subsequent chapters. The descriptions includes population, landrace, related groups of horses, the relationship of the breeds to each other and the level of selection applied by breeders. Among the breeds...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

In the domestic horse; failure of normal masculinization and virilization due to deficiency of androgenic action leads to a specific disorder of sexual development known as equine androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS). Affected individuals appear to demonstrate an incoherency between their genetic...

Author(s)
Villagomez, D. A. F.; Welsford, E. G.; King, W. A.; Revay, T.
Publisher
MDPI Publishing, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Genes, 2020, 11, 1,
Abstract

Objective: Spontaneous eyeblink rate (SEBR) is inversely proportional to the level of attentional focus in humans. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of attentional focus on SEBR in horses. Procedures: Twenty client-owned horses (2.5-23 years of age, five mares, 15 geldings)...

Author(s)
Cherry, R. L.; Adair, H. S.; Chen Thomas; Hendrix, D. V. H.; Ward, D. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2020, 23, 4, pp 690-695
Abstract

A 17-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse mare presented for an approximate four-week history of hindlimb weakness and suspect laminitis, as perceived by the owner. When examined by a veterinarian, no lameness was found; rather significant cervical pain was detected. Cervical radiographs revealed...

Author(s)
Olivarez, J.; Graves, M. T.; Morandi, F.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2019, 7, 2, pp e000796
Abstract

A 24 year old Tennessee Walking Horse stallion was presented at beginning of breeding season for a sudden decrease in sperm motility noticed 1 hour after semen was collected with a new artificial vagina. Stallion was healthy and previous breeding soundness examinations indicated no signs of...

Author(s)
Sanchez-Rodriguez, A.; Hall, S.; Mauk, P.; Klabnik-Bradford, J.; Pinto, C.; Hayden, S.; Whitlock, B.; Prado, T.
Publisher
The Society for Theriogenology, Montgomery, USA
Citation
Clinical Theriogenology, 2019, 11, 4, pp 607-610
Abstract

Conformation has long been a driving force in horse selection and breed creation as a predictor for performance. The Tennessee Walking Horse (TWH) ranges in size from 1.5 to 1.7 m and is often used as a trail, show, and pleasure horse. To investigate the contribution of genetics to body...

Author(s)
Staiger, E. A.; Al-Abri, M. A.; Pflug, K. M.; Kalla, S. E.; Ainsworth, D. M.; Miller, D.; Raudsepp, T.; Sutter, N. B.; Brooks, S. A.
Publisher
American Physiological Society, Bethesda, USA
Citation
Physiological Genomics, 2016, 48, 5, pp 325-335
Abstract

Following domestication, man selected the horse primarily for the purpose of transportation rather than consumption; this selective strategy created divergent traits for locomotion. At intermediate speeds, beyond the flat walk, the horse can perform a range of diagonal and lateral 2-beat or 4-beat...

Author(s)
Staiger, E. A.; Abri, M. A.; Silva, C. A. S.; Brooks, S. A.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2016, 94, 4, pp 1377-1386
Abstract

Reasons for performing study: 'Soring' is the term used to describe the application of an irritant to the distal forelimbs of gaited horses with the sole intent of inflicting pain and inducing altered gait, illegally practiced in Tennessee Walking Horses. Objective methods for the detection of limb ...

Author(s)
Haussler, K. K.; Behre, T. H.; Hill, A. E.
Publisher
Equine Veterinary Journal Ltd, Ely, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2008, 40, 5, pp 455-459
Abstract

Gaited horse research is limited, with the majority of the research focusing on the measurement of the temporal variables of adult-gaited horses. The objective was to measure the fore and hind limb kinematics of the flat-walking Tennessee Walking Horse (TWH) yearling. Four TWH yearlings were filmed ...

Author(s)
Nicodemus, M. C.; Holt, H. M.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Equine and Comparative Exercise Physiology, 2006, 3, 2, pp 101-108

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