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Attenuation of fear through social transmission in groups of same and differently aged horses

By Maria Vilain Rørvang, Janne Winther Christensen

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Transmission of fear and attenuation of fear within groups of farm animals remain relatively unexplored, despite the importance for human and animal safety. This paper reports the results of two separate experiments, aiming to explore social transmission of habituation in horses at group level....

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  1. Fear
  2. Habituation
  3. Horses
  4. Learning
  5. modelling
  6. safety
  7. transmission