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"Blood will tell": producing people and horses in Newmarket, England
Contributor(s):: Cassidy, Rebecca
"I throw them out of here": the horse trade as phronetic action
Contributor(s):: Schuurman, N.
Practices involving horses have become increasingly popular in the spheres of sport and leisure throughout the Western world, and the trade in selling horses has expanded. The horse is characteristically understood as a commodity to be bought and sold several times during its lifetime. What is...
'Horses for Courses': An analysis of equine sports regulation and disciplinary procedures regarding the non-human athlete
| Contributor(s):: Jonathan G Merritt
Sports governing bodies and international sports federations are very powerful organisations within their sphere. The governance of these sports has created a hegemony which does not necessarily serve the interests of those engaged in sport (the ‘ruled’), but instead those who...
'I'd rather wear out than rust out': autobiologies of ageing equestriennes
| Contributor(s):: Davis, Dona L., Maurstad, Anita, Dean, Sarah
A comparison of the Monty Roberts technique with a conventional UK technique for initial training of riding horses
| Contributor(s):: Fowler, V., Kennedy, M., Marlin, D.
A cross-sectional epidemiological study of prevalence and severity of bit-induced oral trauma in polo ponies and race horses
| Contributor(s):: Mata, F., Johnson, C., Bishop, C.
Bit and bridle accessories improperly fitted in ridden horses can cause oral trauma such as bone spurs, commissure ulceration, and tongue lacerations. This study was used to identify, grade, and compare the types of oral traumas commonly found within polo ponies and race horses. Injuries were...
A legend still lives as sled dogs race across the snows
| Contributor(s):: Doherty, Jim
A Philosophic Enquiry into the Animal Welfare Issues in the Sport of Horse Racing
| Contributor(s):: Harry James Gaunt
The issue of animal welfare in the sport of horse racing has been deemed a contentious sporting issue by some. Lobbyists and animal liberation activists call for a complete ban on horse racing and events such as the Grand National held at Aintree racecourse as horses can feel suffering as...
Adaptive recreation organizations
Animal rights activists and their perceptions of recreational fishing
| Contributor(s):: Carol Elizabeth Thailing
Animal rights is a social movement founded on the principle that non-human animals possess intrinsic value and inherent rights rather than merely instrumental value. Hunting is among historical targets of the movement. With few exceptions, most animal rights groups have not targeted recreational...
Animal welfare perspectives on recreational angling. (Special issue: Fish Behaviour and Welfare.)
| Contributor(s):: Cooke, S. J., Sneddon, L. U.
Fish captured by recreational anglers are often released either voluntarily or because of harvest regulations in a process called "catch-and-release". Catch-and-release angling is thought to be beneficial for the conservation of fish stocks based on the premise that most of the fish that are...
Animals as spectacle and sport
The study of animals - and the relationship between humans and other animals - is now one of the most fiercely debated topics in contemporary science and culture.Animals have a long history in human society, providing food, labour, sport and companionship as well as becoming objects for exhibit....
Bioethics, a coherent birdcall for the animal well-being
| Contributor(s):: Perez Garcia, L., Ribot Guzman, E., Joa Rodriguez, R., Romero Hernandez, Y.
Independently of the work of environmental education that is carried out in the country, in the past few years, in a part of the sectors of the younger population's, has raised up the interest for the fights of dogs and of roosters, among other practices that affect the animal well-being. How to...
Changing human-animal relationships in sport: an analysis of the UK and Australian horse racing whips debates
| Contributor(s):: Graham, R., McManus, P.
Changing social values and new technologies have contributed to increasing media attention and debate about the acceptable use of animals in sport. This paper focuses on the use of the whip in thoroughbred horse racing. Those who defend its use argue it is a necessary tool needed for safety,...
Characterising the emotional reactivity of cows to understand and predict their stress reactions to the slaughter procedure
| Contributor(s):: Bourguet, C., Deiss, V., Gobert, M., Durand, D., Boissy, A., Terlouw, E. M. C.
The present study on 32 Normand cows evaluated whether it is possible to identify, during rearing, individuals likely to be relatively reactive to the slaughter procedure. It evaluated further which factors may contribute to stress during the pre-slaughter period. Behavioural and physiological...
Complementary therapies--therapeutic horseback riding?
| Contributor(s):: Bliss, B.
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Conservation and animal welfare issues arising from forestry practices. (Special Issue: Conservation and animal welfare.)
| Contributor(s):: Blumstein, D. T.
Forestry practices may directly kill animals as well as destroy and fragment their habitat. Even without habitat destruction, logging and its associated forest management practices (which include road building, re-forestation, and often increased recreational use) create noise, frighten animals,...
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