Horses

Current Equine Housing Practices and the Importance of Social Enrichment

Looks at current horse husbandry practices with an emphasis on social enrichment to enhance horse welfare.

Author: 
Glasson, Emily
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3124
Essay Description: 
Looks at current horse husbandry practices with an emphasis on social enrichment to enhance horse welfare.
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Recent Developments in Research Exploring the Influence of Conspecifics on the Behaviour of Stabled Horses

Examines how the presence of other horses can influence stereotypical behaviour in stabled horses

Author: 
Gregory, Katherine
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3129
Essay Description: 
Examines how the presence of other horses can influence stereotypical behaviour in stabled horses
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Improved Training Methods are Necessary to Improve the Welfare of the Ridden Horse

Examines current horse training methods, with the emphasis on animal welfare. Discusses the importance of positive reinforcement in training schedules.

Author: 
Cox, Lauren
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3132
Essay Description: 
Examines current horse training methods, with the emphasis on animal welfare. Discusses the importance of positive reinforcement in training schedules.
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Welfare Issues in the Transportation of Horses

Examines recently published papers on studies conducted on the commercial mass transportation of horses, and the associated animal welfare issues.

Author: 
Jones, Louise
Published: 
2000
vein Essay ID: 
3104
Essay Description: 
Examines recently published papers on studies conducted on the commercial mass transportation of horses, and the associated animal welfare issues.
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Recent Research in Equine Stereotypies

Explores factors that may contribute to stereotypies such as crib-biting or weaving in horses.

Author: 
Garrett, Katrina
Published: 
2002
vein Essay ID: 
3092
Essay Description: 
Explores factors that may contribute to stereotypies such as crib-biting or weaving in horses.
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Horse Transportation and its Implications for Animal Welfare

Investigates practices that can reduce stress in transportation for horses.

Author: 
Goldman, Kristi
Published: 
2002
vein Essay ID: 
3094
Essay Description: 
Investigates practices that can reduce stress in transportation for horses.
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Establishing a human-foal bond: resultant behaviour modification, stress reduction and improved welfare of horses

Demonstrates by three studies that neonatal handling can improve welfare in horses and lower stress.

Author: 
Harvey, Pru
Published: 
2005
vein Essay ID: 
3099
Essay Description: 
Demonstrates by three studies that neonatal handling can improve welfare in horses and lower stress.
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Improving welfare of horses in transit

Explores ways of making transport less stressful for horses, including position during transit and care on arrival.

Author: 
Currie, Elvira
Published: 
2000
vein Essay ID: 
3082
Essay Description: 
Explores ways of making transport less stressful for horses, including position during transit and care on arrival.
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A discussion of stereotpyic behaviour in horses, its management, and welfare implications

Examines repetitive behaviour such as crib-biting and weaving in horses.

Author: 
Dampney, Anne
Published: 
2003
vein Essay ID: 
3083
Essay Description: 
Examines repetitive behaviour such as crib-biting and weaving in horses.
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Influence of housing on young horse behaviour, development and subsequent welfare

Highlights the need to modify housing for young horses in order to reduce stress.

Author: 
Bryan, Michaela
Published: 
2003
vein Essay ID: 
3068
Essay Description: 
Highlights the need to modify housing for young horses in order to reduce stress.
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