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  1. Influence of approach on behavioral responses of young horses

    Contributor(s):: Sankey, C., Henry, S., Clouard, C., Richard-Yris, M. A., Hausberger, M.

    Nowadays, there are very few elements on the general way to approach animals for occasional interventions. In this study, we investigated the behavioural responses of young horses to an approaching human. This study was conducted on 39 one and two year-old horses. Horses were kept in same age...

  2. The human-companion animal bond

    Contributor(s):: Anderson, D. C.

    The author provides brief annotated references of basic resources on the "human-animal bond," the relationship between people and pets ("companion animals") throughout history. Types of human-animal relationships are very diverse, and the author offers examples of many, including animal-assisted...

  3. Behaviour of cats

    Contributor(s):: Bradshaw, J.

    The origin, history and effects of domestication, behaviour and relationship with humans of cats are described.

  4. Human-animal interaction - the place of the companion animal in society

    Contributor(s):: Godfrey, A.

  5. Early experience and behavioural development in foals. (EAAP Publication No.122)

    Contributor(s):: Hausberger, M., Henry, S., Richard-Yris, M. A.

    The effect of breeding and farm management practices, handling and other environmental factors on the behavioural development of foals are discussed.

  6. The horse as a companion animal. (UFAW Animal Welfare Series)

    Contributor(s):: Loving, N. S.

    This chapter focuses on the welfare issues associated with horses kept as companion animals. The use of the companion horse for athletic pursuits, breeding, overprotection of foals, incompatibility of the horse to the purchaser, sale and purchase of horses with behavioural problems, loss of...