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Housing, husbandry, and welfare of horses

Cynthia Petrie Smith

Housing, husbandry, and welfare of horses

January 1988-July 1995

by Cynthia Petrie Smith

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Published by National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horses -- Bibliography.,
  • Horses -- Housing -- Bibliography.,
  • Animal welfare -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCynthia Petrie Smith and D"Anna J.B. Jensen.
    SeriesQuick bibliography series,, QB 95-20, Quick bibliography series ;, 95-20.
    ContributionsJensen, D"Anna J. B., National Agricultural Library (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ6240 .S56 1995, SF285.3 .S56 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p. ;
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL929650M
    LC Control Number95229659
    OCLC/WorldCa33274479

    Housing conditions and breed are associated with emotionality and cognitive abilities in riding school horses. Inapproximately 9. Using native stock, he was able to quickly select for large, yet fine-boned sheep, with long, lustrous wool. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

    It has been recognised that both long term and short term social isolation can impact horse welfare in a negative way as it has been found that horses are highly motivated to seek social interaction7. Equine Veterinary J. They should be spayed, or alternatively treated with hormones to suppress oestrus. Both small and large intestine are short, leading to a short gut transit time; food passes through the entire intestine in only about three to four hours. The welfare consequences of training and competing horses under different protocols are explored. The effect of increasing visual horizons on stereotypic weaving: implications for the social housing of stabled horses.

    Each chapter is a self-contained unit allowing instructors to customize the presentation of the material. The diversity of the issues discussed in this study demonstrates the value of the methodological approach whereby a broad cross-section of stakeholders were interviewed and given the opportunity to freely discuss their perceptions of welfare not limited by any preconceptions held by the researchers. CrossRef Google Scholar Copyright information. The second was a paper published in by Drs.


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Housing, husbandry, and welfare of horses book

Group housing exerts a positive effect on the behaviour of young horses during training. Males can be twice as large as females. It is evident that keeping horses within groups impacts positively by increasing social interaction, so why is group housing not more widely used?

Little is known about the prevalence of rug use in GB, how rug use interacts with welfare measures such as thermal comfort and how owner choice may differ from horse choice suggesting an area where further research may be beneficial.

Some aspects such as the herding of animals continued throughout the period. In addition to the controversial treatment a dog receives when he has potential as a fighter, according to a filing in U.

Summary of current knowledge of the size and spatial distribution of the horse population within Great Britain. In England, this means that all owners must have a passport for each horse that they own and the animal must be microchipped.

Ferrets may be given treats in small amounts, such as small pieces of meat or commercial cat or ferret treats. They should be able to perform a range of behaviours, including exploring, foraging, playing, hiding and resting, territory marking and grooming.

Waters et al [ 40 ] found links between weaning practices and the development of stereotypic behaviour in horses in GB. Housing should provide as natural an environment as possible with ample environmental enrichment, in order to ensure the physical and psychological well-being of the animals.

They like to chew their playthings, so these must be chosen with care. The Equine Athlete 8, 20— Animal welfare refers to the state of the animal; the treatment an animal receives is covered by other terms such as animal care, animal husbandry, and humane treatment.

Routine care Regular checks should be done on the teeth, skin and hair coat, ears the ear mite Otodectes cynotis is common and anal area for evidence of diarrhoea. In Garner, J. Google Scholar Houpt, K. Riding Rollkur was discussed by 5 interviewees as a cause of poor equine welfare and this view is supported by the current literature [ 44 — 48 ].

For example, Hockenhull and Creighton [ 31 ] reported that a small proportion of UK leisure horses three percent had been given no access to pasture in the week prior to their carers completing an on-line questionnaire.

Fields used for sustenance must have enough grass to keep each animal. This includes research on farm animals. For example, dry food can be hidden in substrate.

Animal welfare in the United States

Google Scholar Luescher, U. Google Scholar Toates, F. Veterinary J. Veterinary Research 11, — Any diet changes should be made gradually.Welfare considerations are important for the keeping and farming of horses.

Standard procedures in animal welfare are not only legally important, but they also have direct economic benefits because they enhance productivity.

Keeping horses on farms

Good husbandry is essential for good welfare, modern breeding, feeding, housing, and management system of and welfare of horses book. Review of studies comparing different conventional and alternative housing systems for farm livestock – their effects on health and welfare. Understanding of environmental factors affecting welfare – pen design, stocking density, safety aspects, building sylvaindez.comms associated with barren and enriched environments, social grouping and husbandry procedures.

Pakistan supports about 5 million draught animals. The main draught animals include camels, horses, donkeys and mules which number, and million, respectively. Among these, donkeys and mules are mainly employed as pack animals, while horses are used for riding and traction power.

Equines play a significant role in the lives of millions of people especially those in low income Cited by: 2.

This book covers practical methods for improving farm animal welfare. This is a hands on guide for students, veterinarians, and managers who will be implementing animal welfare programs on farms, ranches, and slaughter plants. Keeping horses and ponies healthy and happy.

Owning and caring for a horse or pony is great fun and immensely rewarding. But it's also a big responsibility and a long-term commitment, in terms of care, hard work and finances. There's no one 'perfect' way to care for all horses and ponies because every animal and every situation is different.

Animal welfare in the United States relates to the treatment of non-human animals in fields such as agriculture, hunting, medical testing and the domestic ownership .