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By: AF Fraser
304 pages, 153 illus
Horses play a unique role in human activities, for both work and recreation. From the ranch to the racetrack, an understanding of their behaviour and needs is vital to ensure their well-being.
Providing a comprehensive, scientific overview of horse behaviour and its relation to welfare, this book includes new developments in the understanding of the relationship between physiology and performance, and the neuro-chemical basis of stereotypic behaviour.
I would recommend it to everyone with an interest in, and love of, horses - The Veterinary Record"
1. Development of Equine Behaviour; 2. Sensory Faculties and Behavioural Roots; 3. Neural Substrate; 4. Behavioural Homeostasis; 5. Eating, Drinking and Ingestive Welfare; 6. Body Care and Evacuation; 7. Kinetic Behaviour and Racing; 8. Spatial Factors; 9. Rest, Work and Transportation; 10. Breeding Function; 11. Mare/Foal Dynamics; 12. Foal Function and Welfare; 13. Development and Social Behaviour; 14. Humane Control and Husbandry Welfare; 15. Disordered Behaviour and Stress; 16. Equine Culture and Protection.
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