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  1. Social contact in horses: implications for human-horse interactions

    Contributor(s):: M.C. VanDierendonck, D. Goodwin

    The ancestors of the domestic horse were important prey species for many predators, including humans. Equids possess few physical defence mechanisms, relying on survival strategies centred on the formation of cohesive social bonds within stable groups. Mutual grooming is common between these...

  2. The Impact of Animals and Nature for Children and Youth with Trauma Histories A Neurodevelopmental Theory

    Full-text: Available

    Contributor(s):: Eileen Bona, Gail Courtenage

  3. Equine-facilitated psychotherapy: practice, theory, and empirical knowledge [Theory]

    Contributor(s):: Bachi, K., Parish-Plass, N.

  4. Life cycle analysis of the equine-facilitated psychotherapy field [Issues]

    Contributor(s):: Bachi, K., Parish-Plass, N.

  5. Equine-assisted therapy: an overview

    Contributor(s):: Fry, Nina Ekholm

  6. Genetic improvement of the horse (Chapter 17)

    Contributor(s):: T. Arnason, L. Dale Van Vleck

    From the time man domesticated horses some 5000-6000 years ago, horses have been subject to many forms of artificial selection that have resulted in gradual genetic changes. Differences found among breeds of horses are due to forces of artificial as well as natural selection, in addition to...