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Cover for The behaviour and welfare of the horse.

The second edition of this book contains 16 chapters that discuss the development and neurophysiology of horse behaviour, physical activities such as eating and drinking, grooming and comfort behaviour, gait, movement, territoriality, rest, reproductive behaviour, maternal and human care of foals,...

Author(s)
Fraser, A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936280)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mare/foal dynamics.

The behavioural interactions between the foal and the mare before and after parturition are described, including fetal behaviour, the actual foaling process and maternal behaviour. Abnormal behaviour of mares towards foals and parturition complications such as dystocia are also discussed.

Author(s)
Fraser, A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936280)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Disordered behaviour and stress.

The different types of abnormal behaviours in horses are described, including disorders of oral and eating behaviour, abnormal actions in stabled horses and abnormal reactions in horses.

Author(s)
Fraser, A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936280)
Type
Book chapter