Horses

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

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

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

Tackling transport stress - a review on recent research in horse transport and training

Author
Leung, Valeria
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3296
Essay Description
Discusses the effect of loading and transport on the welfare of horses and recent research in alternative horse-training methods to reduce stress in loading and transport.
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Discusses the effect of loading and transport on the welfare of horses and recent research in alternative horse-training methods to reduce stress in loading and transport.

Advances in Equine Welfare at Every Level: Owning, Training and Riding

Author
Pini, Taylor
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3295
Essay Description
Explores welfare issues caused by less-than-ideal housing and advances in thinking on the importance of a basic understanding of the equine ethogram and of learning theory in training and the relative stress of using positive or negative reinforcement.
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Explores welfare issues caused by less-than-ideal housing and advances in thinking on the importance of a basic understanding of the equine ethogram and of learning theory in training and the relative stress of using positive or negative reinforcement.

Implications of restrictive stabling for the welfare of the performance horse

Author
Beaumont, Rebecca
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3291
Essay Description
Explores the association between stabling management and the development and expression of behavioural stereotypies in the horse.
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Explores the association between stabling management and the development and expression of behavioural stereotypies in the horse.

Welfare of the geriatric horse: owner's perceptions versus veterinary findings

Author
Flattot, Emilie
Published
2012
vein Essay ID
3279
Essay Description
Discusses welfare problems faced by geriatric horses as a result of reduced veterinary attention, owners' under-reporting and under-recognition of clinical signs, as well as their unreliable assessment of quality of life.
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Discusses welfare problems faced by geriatric horses as a result of reduced veterinary attention, owners' under-reporting and under-recognition of clinical signs, as well as their unreliable assessment of quality of life.

The Effective Control and Prevention of Crib-biting in intensively managed Horses

Author
Ang, Rachel
Published
2010
vein Essay ID
3230
Essay Description
Looks at diet as a factor in the development of crib-biting in horses, specifically acid build-up from fermentation.
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Looks at diet as a factor in the development of crib-biting in horses, specifically acid build-up from fermentation.