Horses

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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Influence of housing on young horse behaviour, development and subsequent welfare

There are many factors that cause behavioural problems in horses, housing is a major one.

Author: 
Bryan, Michaela
Published: 
2003
vein Essay ID: 
3060
Essay Description: 
There are many factors that cause behavioural problems in horses, housing is a major one.
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The 'Happy Equine Athlete': How the Science of Equitation seeks to Improve the Welfare of Horses

Examines training methods used in equitation, especially those using pressure, and how they impact on the welfare of horses.

Author: 
Bailey, Claire
Published: 
2008
vein Essay ID: 
3048
Essay Description: 
Examines training methods used in equitation, especially those using pressure, and how they impact on the welfare of horses.
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Improving the Welfare of Horses through the use of Non-traditional Training Methods

Examines how horses learn, and how we can use this information to enhance training methods to improve horse welfare.

Author: 
Gibson, Danielle
Published: 
2008
vein Essay ID: 
3051
Essay Description: 
Examines how horses learn, and how we can use this information to enhance training methods to improve horse welfare.
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A review of recent studies into the effect of 'Rollkür' on the wellbeing of competition horses

Animal Welfare Essay: Discusses the practice of Rollkür, used in the training of horses for dressage, and its welfare implications.

Author: 
Dwyer, Susan
Published: 
2007
vein Essay ID: 
2872
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare Essay: Discusses the practice of Rollkür, used in the training of horses for dressage, and its welfare implications.
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The welfare of working horses in developing countries

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.

Author: 
Ambler, Verity
Published: 
2007
vein Essay ID: 
2873
Essay Description: 
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.
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‘Rollkur’: a Harmless Training Technique or a Threat to Horses’ Welfare?

Animal welfare essays. ‘Rollkur’: a Harmless Training Technique or a Threat to Horses’ Welfare?

Author: 
Cuming, Rosemary
Published: 
2006
vein Essay ID: 
2732
Essay Description: 
Animal welfare essays. ‘Rollkur’: a Harmless Training Technique or a Threat to Horses’ Welfare?
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The effects of early experience on the behaviour and subsequent welfare of horses

Animal welfare essay. The effects of early experience on the behaviour and subsequent welfare of horses

Author: 
Wallace, Elizabeth
Published: 
2004
vein Essay ID: 
2720
Essay Description: 
Animal welfare essay. The effects of early experience on the behaviour and subsequent welfare of horses
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