Equine Behaviour: Principles and Practice / Edition 1

Equine Behaviour: Principles and Practice / Edition 1

by Daniel S. Mills, Kathryn J. Nankervis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0632048786

ISBN-13: 9780632048786

Pub. Date: 09/28/1998

Publisher: Wiley

Fundamental principles of behavioral science and their applications with respect to understanding, raising, and training horses is explained here, in a reference readily understandable to owners, trainers, and riders as well as veterinary practitioners and students. More than 100 illustrations visually reinforce key concepts described in the text.  See more details below

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Fundamental principles of behavioral science and their applications with respect to understanding, raising, and training horses is explained here, in a reference readily understandable to owners, trainers, and riders as well as veterinary practitioners and students. More than 100 illustrations visually reinforce key concepts described in the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632048786
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
804,080
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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