Equine Behaviour

Equine Behaviour

Principles and Practice

eBook - 1999
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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".

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Primarily geared towards horse trainers and others who work with horses, this guide uses nonscientific language to describe scientific principles behind behavior. Including advice on how to correct problems, material covered includes equine evolution, biology, development, social organization, information processing, and sexual behavior. Distributed by Iowa State U. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Science, 1999
ISBN: 9780632063529
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 232 p.) : ill
Additional Contributors: Nankervis, K. J.


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