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Equine behavior : a guide for veterinarians and equine scientists

Author: Paul McGreevy
Publisher: Edinburgh : Elsevier, ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. edView all editions and formats

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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul McGreevy
ISBN: 9780702043376 0702043370
OCLC Number: 900899805
Notes: 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
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Contents: Foreword Preface Acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. Perception 3. Behavior and the brain 4. Learning 5. Social behavior 6. Communication 7. Locomotory behavior 8. Ingestive behavior 9. Eliminative behavior 10. Body care 11. Behavior of the stallion 12. Behavior of the mare 13. Equitation Science 14. Handling and transport 15. Miscellaneous unwelcome behaviors, their causes and resolution Further reading Glossary of colloquialisms, ethological and equestrian terms
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"With our association with animals there is the ever present tendency by us humans to interpret animal behaviour in a human way, and it is no different with horses. There are many occasions when we Read more...

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