Horse Behavior, 2nd Edition George Waring

ISBN: 9780815514848

Published: December 17th 2007

Hardcover

375 pages


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Horse Behavior, 2nd Edition  by  George Waring

Horse Behavior, 2nd Edition by George Waring
December 17th 2007 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 375 pages | ISBN: 9780815514848 | 8.57 Mb

First published in 1983, the second edition of this informative book remains the most comprehensive and current overview of the behavioral traits and adaptations of horses. The book integrates findings from hundreds of international researchers to provide the reader a factual synthesis of the behavior of domestic and feral horses.

Building on the strengths of the first edition, the author has thoroughly updated coverage of horse ancestry, development, perception, learning, play, social behavior, behavioral manipulation, maintenance activities, and sexual behavior. In this second edition more emphasis has been given to animal husbandry and management. Additionally, the second edition includes an all-new section on ecological influences on activity patterns, habitat utilization, social behavior and reproduction.

An expanded section on applied ethology provides behavioral considerations for management and insight regarding the behavioral indicators of horse health and well being. This is followed with an updated appendix listing behavioral symptoms and possible causes. The text contains numerous tables and nearly 100 illustrations and photos.



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