Horse

Recent developments made in reducing the prevalence of catastrophic fractures in racehorses

Investigates recent developments made in identifying reliable pre-fracture markers and screening tests to detect horses at greater risk of fracture and reduce the incidence of euthanasia associated with catastrophic fracture

Author: 
Pockett, Jessica
Published: 
2018
Essay Description: 
Investigates recent developments made in identifying reliable pre-fracture markers and screening tests to detect horses at greater risk of fracture and reduce the incidence of euthanasia associated with catastrophic fracture

Tight nosebands: can they cause harm?

Discusses the welfare implications associated with overly tightened nosebands in competition horses

Author: 
Griffin, Renae
Published: 
2018
Essay Description: 
Discusses the welfare implications associated with overly tightened nosebands in competition horses

Changing Understanding of Competition Horse Welfare: New Evidence

Author: 
Charles, Elisabeth
Published: 
2013
Essay Description: 
Investigates the impact on horse welfare of restraints, education, ethics and science in horse training
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Welfare Implications of Diverse Housing and Turnout Practices on Horse Behaviour during Training, Riding and Stabling

Author: 
Jendruch, Veronica
Published: 
2013
Essay Description: 
Compares the welfare implications of diverse housing systems on horse behaviour.
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