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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

Spontaneous locomotor behavior in a novel space reveals insights into an animal's world view or Umwelt. For example, in many animal species, spontaneous behavior in a novel environment is parsed into activities at a home base and excursions from the home base. Domestic horses (Equus ferus caballas) ...

Author(s)
Burke, C. J.; Whishaw, I. Q.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 2020, 173,
Abstract

Free faecal liquid (FFL) is a condition in horses where faeces are voided in one solid and one liquid phase. The liquid phase contaminates the tail, hindlegs and area around the anus of the horse, resulting in management problems and potentially contributing to impaired equine welfare. The...

Author(s)
Lindroth, K. M.; Johansen, A.; Båverud, V.; Dicksved, J.; Lindberg, J. E.; Müller, C. E.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 1, pp 76
Abstract

Case history: Medical records were reviewed of horses (n=7) undergoing surgery for fracture of one or more facial bones extending into the paranasal sinuses that was repaired primarily within 24 hours of the time of injury using a rotational periosteal flap, between April 2009 and May 2017. A kick...

Author(s)
Gustafsson, K.; Tatz, A. J.; Dahan, R.; Kelmer, G.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 2020, 68, 2, pp 119-125
Abstract

Background: Endurance riding competitions are increasingly popular, with a corresponding awareness of the frequency of Failure to Qualify (FTQ) due to lameness or metabolic problems. Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) rules require a minimum number of days between competitions, known as a...

Author(s)
Bennet, E. D.; Parkin, T. D. H.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2020, 52, 2, pp 268-272
Abstract

Horses, and in particular sport horses, remain housed predominantly in single stalls. One of the main reported reasons is the fear that they will become agitated and injure themselves and thereby impair their performance if released in paddocks. The hour spent daily at work is also assumed to be...

Author(s)
Lesimple, C.; Reverchon-Billot, L.; Galloux, P.; Stomp, M.; Boichot, L.; Coste, C.; Henry, S.; Hausberger, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2020, 225,
Abstract

Several previous studies have shown that working conditions (including riding) can induce stress in horses. Riders' actions and postures, when inappropriate, induce stress and conflict behaviours during riding and welfare impairment and negative emotional states outside work. Optimistic biases have ...

Author(s)
Stomp, M.; Masson, A.; Henry, S.; Hausberger, M.; Lesimple, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 2020, 172, pp 104041
Abstract

It was assumed that a horse with its rider body weight found in the upper limit may negatively impact the horse's welfare. The objective of this paper was to analyze the differences in body temperature and selected heart rate parameters in horses in response to physical exercise accompanied by...

Author(s)
Wilk, I.; Wnuk-Pawlak, E.; Janczarek, I.; Kaczmarek, B.; Dybczyńska, M.; Przetacznik, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 2,
Abstract

The current role of the horse as a companion animal resulted in a decrease of interest in breeding and usage of draft horses. This meant that the population of cold-blooded horses in Poland has been dramatically reduced during the last decades. To avoid impoverishment of the gene pool of the local ...

Author(s)
Gurgul, A.; Jasielczuk, I.; Semik-Gurgul, E.; Pawlina-Tyszko, K.; Szmatola, T.; Polak, G.; Bugno-Poniewierska, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 3,
Abstract

Horse owners may lack knowledge about natural thermoregulation mechanisms in horses. Horses are managed intensively; usually stabled at night and turned out during the day. Some are clipped and many wear a blanket, practices which reduce the horse's ability to regulate heat dissipation. The aim of...

Author(s)
Jørgensen, G. H. M.; Mejdell, C. M.; Bøe, K. E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Thermal Biology, 2020, 87,

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