Horses

Physiological and Behavioural Validation of Stress in Horses: the Implications for Equine Welfare and Training

Author: 
Caruso, Melissa
Published: 
2013
Essay Description: 
Discusses the importance of reliable behaviour-scoring systems to assess and evaluate stress in horses
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Advances in Equine Welfare at Every Level: Owning, Training and Riding

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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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The effects of restrictive housing on horse behaviour

Explores welfare and behavioural issues for horses kept in restrictive housing situations.

Author: 
Skladnev, Isabella
Published: 
2012
vein Essay ID: 
3280
Essay Description: 
Explores welfare and behavioural issues for horses kept in restrictive housing situations.
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Implications of restrictive stabling for the welfare of the performance horse

Explores the association between stabling management and the development and expression of behavioural stereotypies in the 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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The Role of Bits in Equitation: A Welfare Issue

Considers the use of bitless bridles in equitation, as a way of improving equine welfare and enhancing performance in the ridden horse.

Author: 
Brady, Rebecca
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3223
Essay Description: 
Considers the use of bitless bridles in equitation, as a way of improving equine welfare and enhancing performance in the ridden horse.
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The Effective Control and Prevention of Crib-biting in intensively managed Horses

Looks at diet as a factor in the development of crib-biting in horses, specifically acid build-up from fermentation.

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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Implications of early-life management practices for subsequent behaviour and welfare of foals

Animal Welfare essay. Looks at ways of reducing fearfulness in horses.

Author: 
Barnier, Renate
Published: 
2006
vein Essay ID: 
3185
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare essay. Looks at ways of reducing fearfulness in horses.
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The effects of early experience on the behaviour and subsequent welfare of horses

Animal Welfare essay. The effect on behaviour and welfare of early experience in the horse.

Author: 
Wallace, Elizabeth
Published: 
2004
vein Essay ID: 
3186
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare essay. The effect on behaviour and welfare of early experience in the horse.
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