Examines repetitive behaviour such as crib-biting and weaving in horses.
Explores ways of making transport less stressful for horses, including position during transit and care on arrival.
Highlights the need to modify housing for young horses in order to reduce stress.
There are many factors that cause behavioural problems in horses, housing is a major one.
Examines how horses learn, and how we can use this information to enhance training methods to improve horse welfare.
Examines training methods used in equitation, especially those using pressure, and how they impact on the welfare of horses.
Animal Welfare Essay: Looks at the management of such factors as exhaustion, disease and poor body condition in horses working in hot and stressful conditions.
Animal Welfare Essay: Discusses the practice of Rollkür, used in the training of horses for dressage, and its welfare implications.
Animal welfare essays. ‘Rollkur’: a Harmless Training Technique or a Threat to Horses’ Welfare?
Implications of early-life management practices for subsequent behaviour and welfare of foals.