Equine Behaviour: Principles and Practice / Edition 1

Equine Behaviour: Principles and Practice / Edition 1

by Daniel S. Mills, Kathryn J. Nankervis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0632048786

ISBN-13: 9780632048786

Pub. Date: 09/28/1998

Publisher: Wiley

Understanding the flexibility and limits of behaviour is essential to improving both the horse's welfare and its performance. This book tackles the fundamental principles which will enable owners, riders, trainers and students to understand scientific principles and apply them in practice. Subjects covered include the analysis of influences on equine behaviour, the

Overview

Understanding the flexibility and limits of behaviour is essential to improving both the horse's welfare and its performance. This book tackles the fundamental principles which will enable owners, riders, trainers and students to understand scientific principles and apply them in practice. Subjects covered include the analysis of influences on equine behaviour, the perceptual world of the horse, learning and training techniques including the latest developments in "join-up" and "imprint training".

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632048786
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.68(h) x 0.52(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements..

PART ONE: Understanding Behaviour Concepts.

1. Approaches to the Study of Behaviour.

2. Origins of behaviour.

3. The Evolutionary History of the Horse.

4. The Lifetime Development of Behavior..

PART TWO: Mechanisms of Behaviour.

5. The processing of Information.

6. The Special Senses.

7. Communication and Social Organisation.

8. Sexual and reproductive behaviour of Horses..

PART THREE: The Flexibility of behaviour and its Management.

9.Learning and Training.

10. Welfare.

Appendix.

Index.

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