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Equine behavior : a guide for veterinarians and equine scientists

Author: Paul McGreevy
Publisher: Edinburgh : Elsevier, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Equine Behavior: A guide for Veterinarians and Equine Scientists is the quintessential reference for all who really want to know what makes horses tick.Research in horse behavior has made great strides in recent years. This book examines the truth behind modern trends and ancient traditions. Full of insight, it rounds up the latest findings of practitioners and researchers from all over the world, drawing on both  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: McGreevy, Paul
Equine behavior
2012
Print version:
13616038
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul McGreevy
ISBN: 9780702052927 0702052922
OCLC Number: 1038549676
Notes: First edition 2004.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 365 p. :) ill.
Contents: Introduction --
Perception --
Behavior and the brain --
Learning --
Social behavior --
Communication --
Locomotory behavior --
Ingestive behavior --
Eliminative behavior --
Body care --
Behavior of the stallion --
Behavior of the mare --
Equitation science --
Handling and transport --
Miscellaneous unwelcome behaviors, their causes and resolution.
Responsibility: Paul McGreevy.

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Equine physicians, trainers, handlers and owners all need to be students of equine behavior, because the first sign of a problem is often a change in behavior. This book is suitable for practising  Read more...

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