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  1. Donkey welfare assessment in north-east Portugal

    Contributor(s):: Cruz, Z., Novoa, M., Leiva, B., Andrade, D., Quaresma, M.

  2. Evaluation of consistency over time of the use of the Animal Welfare Indicators protocol for horses

    Contributor(s):: Czycholl, I., Buttner, K., Klingbeil, P., Krieter, J.

  3. Comparison of the socio-economic value and welfare of working donkeys in rural and urban Ethiopia

    Contributor(s):: Geiger, M., Hockenhull, J., Buller, H., Kedir, M. J., Engida, G. T., Getachew, M., Burden, F. A., Whay, H. R.

  4. Can eye surface temperature be used to indicate a stress response in harbour seals (Phoca vitulina)?

    Contributor(s):: MacRae, A. M., McGreevy, P., Daros, R. R., Fraser, D.

  5. Do you see the same cat that I see? Relationships between Qualitative Behaviour Assessment and indicators traditionally used to assess temperament in domestic cats

    Contributor(s):: Travnik, I. C., Sant'Anna, A. C.

  6. Farm manager involvement in an equine on-farm welfare assessment: opportunities for education and improvement

    Contributor(s):: DuBois, C., DeVries, T. J., Haley, D. B., Lawlis, P., Merkies, K.

  7. Preference for heights of feeding troughs in mares: a pilot study

    Contributor(s):: Luz, M. P. F., Maia, C. M., Arruda, L. A. S., Delagracia, M. F., Filho, Jnpp

  8. The Right Angle: Validating a standardised protocol for the use of infra-red thermography of eye temperature as a welfare indicator

    Contributor(s):: Ijichi, C., Evans, L., Woods, H., Yarnell, K.

  9. Welfare assessment of horses: the AWIN approach

    Contributor(s):: Dalla Costa, E., Dai, F., Lebelt, D., Scholz, P., Barbieri, S., Canali, E., Zanella, A. J., Minero, M.

  10. Factors influencing the attitude of equestrians towards sport horse welfare

    Contributor(s):: Ikinger, C., Spiller, A., Kayser, M.

  11. Maximum permissible load for Yonaguni ponies (Japanese landrace horses) trotting over a short, straight course

    Contributor(s):: Matsuura, A., Mano, H., Irimajiri, M., Hodate, K.

  12. Developing a horse welfare assessment protocol

    Contributor(s):: Viksten, S. M., Visser, E. K., Nyman, S., Blokhuis, H. J.

  13. The effects of feedback from horse welfare assessments

    Contributor(s):: Viksten, S. M., Visser, E. K., Hitchens, P. L., Blokhuis, H. J.

  14. Perceptions and attitudes towards mules in a group of soldiers

    Contributor(s):: Lagos, J., Rojas, M., Rodrigues, J. B., Tadich, T.

  15. Benefits of Animal Exposure on Veterinary Students' Understanding of Equine Behaviour and Self-Assessed Equine Handling Skills

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    | Contributor(s):: Lauréline Guinnefollau, Erica K. Gee, Charlotte F. Bolwell, Elizabeth J. Norman, Chris W. Rogers

    Horses are one of the most dangerous animals veterinarians have to work with. For many veterinary students, their first exposure to horses occurs during practical classes. To evaluate the level of knowledge students have of equine behaviour and their equine handling competency when entering...

  16. Fast Horses: The Racehorse in Health, Disease and Afterlife, 1800 - 1920

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    | Contributor(s):: Esther Harper

    Sports historians have identified the 19th century as a period of significant change in the sport of horseracing, during which it evolved from a sporting pastime of the landed gentry into an industry, and came under increased regulatory control from the Jockey Club. Although racehorses were the...

  17. Eye Blink Rates and Eyelid Twitches as a Non-Invasive Measure of Stress in the Domestic Horse

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    | Contributor(s):: Katrina Merkies, Chloe Ready, Leanne Farkas, Abigail Hodder

    Physiological changes provide indices of stress responses, however, behavioural measures may be easier to determine. Spontaneous eye blink rate has potential as a non-invasive indicator of stress. Eyelid movements, along with heart rate (HR) and behaviour, from 33 horses were evaluated over...

  18. Behavioral and Physiological Differences between Working Horses and Chilean Rodeo Horses in a Handling Test

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    | Contributor(s):: Paula Rosselot, Tiago Mendonça, Igor González, Tamara Tadich

    Non-invasive measures are preferred when assessing animal welfare. Differences in behavioral and physiological responses toward a stressor could be the result of the selection of horses for specific uses. Behavioral and physiological responses of working and Chilean rodeo horses subjected to a...

  19. Comprehensive Report of the Caseload of Donkeys and Mules Presented to a Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital over a Ten-Year Period

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    | Contributor(s):: Lais R. R. Costa, Monica Aleman, Eric Davis

    Comprehensive reports of the caseload of donkeys and mules in veterinary hospitals in the United States are lacking. We compiled the information of the caseload of donkeys and mules at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at the University of California, Davis for a ten-year period, from...

  20. A Pilot Welfare Assessment of Working Ponies on Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

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    | Contributor(s):: Tova C. Pinsky, I Ketut Puja, Joshua Aleri, Jennifer Hood, Maria M. Sasadara, Teresa Collins

    Many working equids in developing countries experience poor health and welfare due to environmental and management factors. Collecting baseline data on these populations is essential to inform education projects to improve equid health and welfare. Gili Trawangan is an island in Indonesia that...