Considers the use of bitless bridles in equitation, as a way of improving equine welfare and enhancing performance in the ridden horse.
Animal Welfare essay. The effect on behaviour and welfare of early experience in the horse.
Animal Welfare essay. Looks at ways of reducing fearfulness in horses.
Examines current horse training methods, with the emphasis on animal welfare. Discusses the importance of positive reinforcement in training schedules.
Examines how the presence of other horses can influence stereotypical behaviour in stabled horses
Looks at current horse husbandry practices with an emphasis on social enrichment to enhance horse welfare.
Examines recently published papers on studies conducted on the commercial mass transportation of horses, and the associated animal welfare issues.
Demonstrates by three studies that neonatal handling can improve welfare in horses and lower stress.
Investigates practices that can reduce stress in transportation for horses.
Explores factors that may contribute to stereotypies such as crib-biting or weaving in horses.