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Aoyama, M., N. Yoshimura, S. Sugita, and R. Kusunose (2004). Effects of used bedding straw and drying it in sunshine on lying behavior in stable horses. Journal of Equine Science 15(3): 67-73. ISSN: 1340-3516.
NAL Call Number: SF277.J37
Descriptors: horses, resting behavior, effects of bedding material on lying behavior, used bedding, sun dried bedding.

Ashley, F.H., A.E. Waterman Pearson, and H.R. Whay (2005). Behavioural assessment of pain in horses and donkeys: application to clinical practice and future studies. Equine Veterinary Journal 37(6): 565-575. ISSN: 0425-1644.
Descriptors: aggression, analgesics, animal behavior, anxiety, assessment, biological indicators, castration, catecholamines, colic, corticoids, depression, head, heart rate, hooves, hormone secretion, lameness, limbs, posture, reviews, stress grading, teeth, vocalization, pain, donkeys, horses.

Autio, E. and M.L. Heiskanen (2005). Foal behaviour in a loose housing/paddock environment during winter. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 91(3-4): 277-288. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: horses, weanlings, behavior, effect of climate on behavior, effect of circadian rythym on behavior, loose housing.

Bachmann, I., L. Audige, and M. Stauffacher (2003). Risk factors associated with behavioural disorders of crib-biting, weaving and box-walking in Swiss horses. Equine Veterinary Journal 35(2): 158-163. ISSN: 0425-1644.
NAL Call Number: SF955.E6
Descriptors: horses, stable vices, abnormal behavior, risk factors for behavioral disorders.

Bachmann, I., P. Bernasconi, R. Herrmann, M.A. Weishaupt, and M. Stauffacher (2003). Behavioural and physiological responses to an acute stressor in crib-biting and control horses. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 82(4): 297-311. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: horse welfare, stereotypic behavior, crib-biting, plasma cortisol concentraion, hear rate, stress response.

Bachmann, I. and M. Stauffacher (2002). Pravalenz von Verhaltensstorungen in der Schweizer Pferdepopulation. [Prevalence of behavioural disorders in the Swiss horse population]. Schweizer Archiv Fuer Tierheilkunde 144(7): 356-368. ISSN: 0036-7281.
NAL Call Number: 41.8 SCH9
Descriptors: horses, behavioral disorders, stable vices, stereotypic behavior.
Language of Text: German with English, French and Italian summaries.
Notes: Special issue: Sonderheft Pferd.

Berbish, E.A., I.M. Ghoneim, S.Z. Mousa, and M.Z. Attia (1996). Effect of castration on sexual and aggressive behaviour in male horses. Veterinary Medical Journal 44(2B): 535-539. ISSN: 1110-1423.
NAL Call Number: SF604.C13
Descriptors: horses, castration, sexual behavior, aggressive behavior, animal husbandry methods, behavior, gonadectomy, sterilization, surgical operations.

Boureau, V. (2002). Demarche semiologique dans les troubles comportementaux du cheval. [Symptomatological approach to behavioural problems in horses]. Pratique Veterinaire Equine 34(135): 7-12. ISSN: 0395-8639.
NAL Call Number: SF957.P7
Descriptors: horses, behavioral disorders, correction, symptomatology.
Language of Text: French with an English summary.

Budzynski, M., Z. Somka, L. Sotys, and W. Krupa (1997). Ocena etologiczna klaczy i zrebiat czystej krwi arabskiej na pastwisku z uwzglednieniem pobudliwosci nerwowej. [Ethological estimation of purebred Arabian fillies and foals on pasture based on nervous irritability]. Annales Universitatis Mariae Curie Sklodowska Sectio EE Zootechnica (Poland) 15: 185-190. ISSN: 0239-4243.
NAL Call Number: SF84.A56
Descriptors: horses, mares, foals, behavior patterns.
Language of Text: Polish with an English summary.

Cairns, M.C., J.J. Cooper, H.P.B. Davidson, and D.S. Mills (2002). Association in horses of orosensory characteristics of foods with their post-ingestive consequences. British Society of Animal Science 75(2): 257-265. ISSN: 1357-7298.
NAL Call Number: SF1.A56
Descriptors: horses, feeding preference, nutrient content.

Christensen, J.W., L.J. Keeling, and B.L. Nielsen (2005). Responses of horses to novel visual, olfactory and auditory stimuli. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 93(1-2): 53-65. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: fear responses, behavioral responses, heart rate, stallions, food rewards, test arena, presentation of novel stimuli.

Christensen, J.W., J. Ladewig, E. Sondergaard, and J. Malmkvist (2002). Effects of individual versus group stabling on social behaviour in domestic stallions. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 75(3): 233-248. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: horses, stallions, social interaction, behavior, aggressive behavior.

Christensen, J.W., T. Zharkikh, J. Ladewig, and N. Yasinetskaya (2002). Social behaviour in stallion groups (Equus przewalskii and Equus caballus) kept under natural and domestic conditions. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 76(1): 11-20. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: horses, stallions, Przewalski's horse, social behavior, domestic management.

Christie, J.L., C.J. Hewson, C.B. Riley, M.A. McNiven, I.R. Dohoo, and L.A. Bate (2006). Management factors affecting stereotypies and body condition score in nonracing horses in Prince Edward Island. Canadian Veterinary Journal 47(2): 136-143.
Descriptors: equine welfare, management practices, body condition score, stereotypic behavior, vices.

Clarke, J.V., C.J. Nicol, R. Jones, and P.D. McGreevy (1996). Effects of observational learning on food selection in horses. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 50(2): 177-184. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: horses, learning, behavior patterns, feeding preferences.

Clement, F. and E. Barrey (1995). Fluctuations de la frequence chez le cheval au repos: (2) facteurs de variation biologiques lies au profil comportemental. [Heart rate fluctuations in the horse at rest: biological factors of variation related to behavioural patterns]. Comptes Rendus De L' Academie Des Sciences Serie III, Sciences De La Vie 318(8): 867-872. ISSN: 0764-4469.
Descriptors: horses, heart rate, spectral density, sex, age, breed, variations.
Language of Text: French with an English summary.

Cooper, J.J. and M.J. Albentosa (2005). Behavioural adaptation in the domestic horse: Potential role of apparently abnormal responses including stereotypic behaviour: Adaptability of sport horses to stressful conditions. Livestock Production Science 92(2): 177-182. ISSN: 0301-6226.
Online: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B6T9B-4DXSRG5-1/2/f7cf94936a7a352db78ce1cc8dfd936c
NAL Call Number: SF1.L5
Descriptors: behavioral adaptation to environmental challenges, abnormal behavior, stable vices, horses, stereotypic behavior, adaptive responses.

Cooper, J.J., N. Mcall, S. Johnson, and H.P.B. Davidson (2005). The short-term effects of increasing meal frequency on stereotypic behaviour of stabled horses. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 90(3-4): 351-364. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: feeding frequency, stereotyped behavior, feed concentrates.

Cooper, J.J., L. Mcdonald, and D.S. Mills (2000). The effect of increasing visual horizons on stereotypic weaving: implications for the social housing of stabled horses. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 69(1): 67-83. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: horses, stable vices, weaving, abnormal behavior, housing, housing design.

Cooper, J. and P. McGreevy (2002). Stereotypic behaviour in the stabled horse: Causes, effects and prevention without compromising horse welfare. In: N. Waran (Editor), The Welfare of Horses, Animal Welfare, Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht, Netherlands, p. 99-124. ISBN: 1402007663.
NAL Call Number: SF285.3.W43 2002
Descriptors: horses, behavior, housing, stable vices, abnormal behavior, nutrition, animal welfare.

Crowell Davis, S.L. and J.W. Weeks (2005). Maternal behaviour and mare-foal interaction. In: D.S. Mills and S.M. McDonnell (Editors), The Domestic Horse: The Evolution, Development and Management of Its Behaviour, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK, p. 126-138. ISBN: 0521814146 (hardback); 0521891132 (paperback).
NAL Call Number: SF281.D66 2005
Descriptors: horses, mares, foals, behavior, maternal behavior.

De Aluja, A.S. (1998). The welfare of working equids in Mexico. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 59(1-3): 19-29. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: Mexican subsistence agriculture, horses, donkeys, mules, working animals, harnesses, Mexico, animal welfare.

Decuq, F., D. Micol, and H. Dubroeucq (1996). Utilisation du systeme d' enregistrement automatique du comportement alimentaire "Ethosys" sur des troupeaux de bovins et de chevaux. [Analysis of feeding behaviour of horses and cattle with a storage telemetry system "Ethosys"]. In: Proceedings of the 3R Meeting "Rencontres Autour des Recherches sur les Ruminants", December 4, 1996-December 5, 1996, Paris, France, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique; Institut de l' Elevage: Paris, France, p. 74. ISBN: 2841480224.
Descriptors: horses, cattle, feeding behavior, telemetry, Ethosys system.
Language of Text: French.

Dodman, N.H., J.A. Normile, N. Cottam, M. Guzman, and L. Shuster (2005). Prevalence of compulsive behaviors in formerly feral horses. International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine 3(1): 20-24. ISSN: 1542-2666.
Online: www.jarvm.com
NAL Call Number: SF601.J63
Descriptors: feral horses, domestication, compulsive behavior, behavioral disorders, confinement.

Doxey, D.L., S. Tothill, E.M. Milne, and Z. Davis (1995). Patterns of feeding and behaviour in horses recovering from dysautonomia (grass sickness). The Veterinary Record 137(8): 181-183. ISSN: 0042-4900.
NAL Call Number: 41.8 V641
Descriptors: horses, digestive disorders, nervous system diseases, animal diseases, feeding habits, behavior, behavior, disorders, functional disorders, organic diseases, grass-sickness, dysautonomia.

Du Preez, D.S. (2004). Les problemes de comportement du cheval militaire. [Behavioural problems in the working horse]. Revue Internationale Des Services De Sante Des Forces Armees 77(1): 44-46, 48-49. ISSN: 0259-8582.
Descriptors: horse behavior, behavioral abnormalities, anxious behavior, performance horses, mental health, stable vices.

Dumont, B. and A. Boissy (1999). Relations sociales et comportement alimentaire au paturage. [Impact of social relations on grazing behaviour in herbivores]. Productions Animales (Paris) 12(1): 3-10. ISSN: 0990-0632.
NAL Call Number: SF1.P77
Descriptors: herbivores, behavior, social behavior, grazing, feeding patterns.
Language of Text: French with an English summary.

Dyson, S. and D.M. Carson (2002). Behavioural problems. In: M.H. Hayes (Editor), Veterinary Notes for Horse Owners, Ebury Press: London, UK, p. 673-684. ISBN: 0091862779.
NAL Call Number: SF951.H382 2002
Descriptors: stable vices, horses, behavioral disorders, abnormal behavior, aggressive behavior, normal equine behavior, behavioral treatments.

Fader, C. and H.H. Sambraus (2004). Das Ruheverhalten von Pferden in Offenlaufstallen. [The resting behaviour of horses in loose housing systems]. Tierarztliche Umschau 59(6): 320-327. ISSN: 0049-3864.
NAL Call Number: 41.8 T445
Descriptors: horses, behavior, housing systems, loose housing, group housing, age variation, breed variation, social hierarchy, animal welfare.
Language of Text: German with an English summary.

Falewee, C., E. Gaultier, C. Lafont, L. Bougrat, and P. Pageat (In Press). Effect of a synthetic equine maternal pheromone during a controlled fear-eliciting situation. Applied Animal Behaviour Science ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: horses under saddle, behavior, stress, fear, pheromones, Equine Appeasing Pheromone behavior, fear reactions, heart rate.

Gill, A.M., A. Parker, S. Leak, and L.M. Lawrence (1997). Effects of meal feeding frequency and roughage availability on behaviors of stabled horses. In: Proceedings of the 15th Equine Nutrition and Physiology Symposium, May 28, 1997-May 31, 1997, Fort Worth, Texas, USA, Equine Nutrition & Physiology Society Publications: Savoy, USA, p. 404-405.
Descriptors: horses, behavior, meal frequency, roughage.

Gindl, G. (1995). Selektives Verhalten der Nutz- und Wildtiere bei der Futteraufnahme sowie deren Einfluss auf den Pflanzenbestand. [Selective grazing behaviour of domestic and wild animals and their influence on botanical composition]. In: Landwirtschaft und Naturschutz - Gemeinsam erhalten fur die Zukunft Expertentagung, October 19, 1995-October 20, 1995, BAL Gumpenstein, Bundesanstalt fur Alpenlandische Landwirtschaft Gumpenstein: Irdning, Austria, p. 51-55.
Descriptors: horses, heifers, sheep, goats, dairy cattle, red deer, fallow deer, grazing behavior, grazing preferences.
Language of Text: German.

Grauvogl, A. (1996). Behaviour of horses in paddocks. Tieraerztliche Umschau 51(10): 614-616, 619-621. ISSN: 0049-3864.
NAL Call Number: 41.8 T445
Descriptors: horses, animal welfare, behavior, stress, outdoor housing systems, pasture, paddock, fencing.
Language of Text: German.

Harewood, E.J. and C.M. McGowan (2005). Behavioral and physiological responses to stabling in naive horses. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 25(4): 164-170. ISSN: 0737-0806.
Descriptors: behavior, housing systems, confinement, isolation, individual housing, salivary cortisol concentration, behavioral indices, heart rate.

Harris, P. (2005). Nutrition, behaviour and the role of supplements for calming horses: the veterinarian's dilemma. Veterinary Journal 170(1): 10-11. ISSN: 1090-0233.
NAL Call Number: SF601.V484
Descriptors: horses, behavior, nutrition, veterinary medicine, dietary supplements, stress, calming methods.

Heleski, C.R., A.C. Shelle, B.D. Nielsen, and A.J. Zanella (2002). Influence of housing on weanling horse behavior and subsequent welfare. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 78(2/4): 291-302. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: foals, weaning, animal housing, stalls, group size, paddocks, animal behavior, androstanes, feces composition, physical activity, rest, abnormal behavior, animal welfare, groupvhousing.
Notes: In the special issue: Equine Behavior edited K. Houpt and R. Rudman.

Henderson, J.V., N.K. Waran, and R.J. Young (1996). The effect of an operant foraging device (The modified "Edinburgh Foodball") on the performance of stereotypic behaviour in the stabled horse. In: Proceedings of the 30th International Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, August 14, 1996-August 17, 1996, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, p. 98. ISBN: 0889554528.
NAL Call Number: SF756.7.I57 1996
Descriptors: horses, abnormal behavior, enrichment, animal welfare.
Notes: Abstract of a poster presented at the meeting.

Henry, S., D. Hemery, M. Richard, and M. Hausberger (2005). Human-mare relationships and behaviour of foals toward humans. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 93(3-4): 341-362. ISSN: 0168-1591.
Descriptors: foals, mares, human-horse relationship, mare-foal influence, effects of handling, behavior.

Hoffman, R.M., D.S. Kronfeld, J.L. Holland, and K.M. Greiwe Crandell (1995). Preweaning diet and stall weaning method influences on stress response in foals. Journal of Animal Science 73(10): 2922-2930. ISSN: 0021-8812.
NAL Call Number: 49 J82
Descriptors: horses, foals, Thoroughbreds, weaning stress, pasture, hay, concentrates, effects of diet, weaning, plasma ascorbate concentration, serum cortisol, adrenocorticotropic hormone, behavior.

Holland, J.L., D.S. Kronfeld, and T.N. Meacham (1996). Behavior of horses is affected by soy lecithin and corn oil in the diet. Journal of Animal Science 74(6): 1252-1255. ISSN: 1525-3163.
NAL Call Number: 49 J82
Descriptors: dietary fats, tractibility of horses, behavioral observations, pedometer, reactivity, reduction in activity and reactivity of horses.

Houpt, K.A. (1998). [Animal behaviour problems in companion animals. Diagnosis and treatment in practice]. Journal of Veterinary Medicine 51(7): 571-575. ISSN: 0447-0192.
Descriptors: horses, dogs, cats, abnormal behavior.
Language of Text: Japanese.

Hovell, G.J.R. (1998). Welfare considerations when attaching animals to vehicles. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 59(1-3): 11-17. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: draught horse welfare, harness injuries due to improper fit, traction efficiency, Middle East.

Hurtgen, J.P. (1997). Libido and mating behaviour problems in stallions. In: Equine Reproduction, July 21, 1997-July 25, 1997, Manly Pacific Parkroyal Hotel, Manly, New South Wales, Australia, Australian Equine Veterinary Association: Artarmon, N.S.W., Australia, p. 39-46. ISBN: 0646314793.
NAL Call Number: SF291.E66 1997
Descriptors: horses, stallions, behavior, behavioral challenges, agression, mating behavior.

Jahiel, J. (2004). The Horse Behavior Problem Solver: Your Questions Answered About How Horses Think, Learn, and React, Storey Publishers: North Adams, Massachusetts, USA, 336 p. ISBN: 1580175252; 1580175244 (paperback).
NAL Call Number: SF281.J352004
Descriptors: horses, behavior, horsemanship, development of behavior problems, behavioral solutions, natural behavior.

Jezierski, T., Z. Jaworski, and A. Gorecka (1999). Effects of handling on behaviour and heart rate in Konik horses: comparison of stable and forest reared youngstock. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 62(1): 1-11. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: horses, temperament, training of animals, foals, handling, tameness, feral herds, age differences, heart rate, sex differences, sires.

Johnson, N.N., H.A. Brady, C.S. Whisnant, and P.A. LaCasha (1998). Effects of oral altrenogest on sexual and aggressive behaviors and seminal parameters in young stallions. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 18(4): 249-253. ISSN: 0737-0806.
NAL Call Number: SF951.J65
Descriptors: stallions, oral administration, sexual behavior, aggressive behavior, semen characters, liveweight, testes, size, body condition, spermatozoa, abnormalities, sexual reproduction, sex hormones.
Notes: Meeting Information: Paper presented at the Equine Nutrition and Physiology Society Annual Symposium, May 28-31, 1997, Fort Worth, Texas.

Johnson, K.G., J. Tyrrell, J.B. Rowe, and D.W. Pethick (1998). Behavioural changes in stabled horses given nontherapeutic levels of virginiamycin. Equine Veterinary Journal 30(2): 139-143. ISSN: 0425-1644.
NAL Call Number: SF955.E6
Descriptors: behavior, diet, virginiamycin, horses, supplements, abnormal behavior, hay, concentrates, fermentation, medicated feed, acidosis, antibiotics, behavior, disorders, feeds, metabolic disorders, roughage.

Kawai, M., H. Hisano, Y. Yabu, N. Yabu, and S. Matsuoka (2004). Effects of fallen snow on the voluntary intake and grazing behavior of Hokkaido native horses in winter woodland with underlying Sasa senanensis. Animal Science Journal 75(5): 435-440. ISSN: 1344-3941.
Descriptors: grazing behavior, seasonal variation, effect of snowfall, feed intake, feed digestibility.

Keeling, L. (1996). Social behaviour of horses. Allmaent Veterinaermoete: 47-50. ISSN: 0281-5818.
Descriptors: horses, social behavior, communication between animals, behavior, dominance.

Keeling, L.J. and H.W. Gonyou (Editors) (2001). Social Behaviour in Farm Animals, CABI Pub.: New York, New York, USA, 406 p. ISBN: 0851993874.
NAL Call Number: SF756.7.S58 2001
Descriptors: farm animals, pigs, domestic birds, sheep, horses, fish, cattle, animal welfare, management techniques, social behavior, species specific behavior.

Kennedy, M.A. (2004). How to stop aggression and other behavior problems in horses using an electronic collar. In: Proceedings of the 50th Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, December 4, 2004-December 8, 2004, Denver, Colorado, USA, p. 425-427.
Online: http://www.aaep.org
Descriptors: abnormal behavior, aggression, animal behavior, equipment, techniques, vices, horses.

Ladewig, J. (2005). Of mice and men: Improved welfare through clinical ethology. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 92(3): 183-192. ISSN: 0168-1591.
Online: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B6T48-4GCXJG1-1/2/d81b8c1aecd95a3906770d2e2b5caf25
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: domestic animal welfare, behavior problems, behavior therapy, clinical ethology, behavior practitioners.
Notes: Meeting Information: International Society for Applied Ethonolgy Special Issue, 2003 - A Selection of Papers from the 37th International Congress Abano Terme, Italy, June 2003.

Lamoot, I., C. Vandenberghe, D. Bauwens, and M. Hoffmann (2005). Grazing behaviour of free-ranging donkeys and Shetland ponies in different reproductive states. Journal of Ethology 23(1): 19-27. ISSN: 0289-0771.
Online: http://springerlink.metapress.com/link.asp?id=105357
NAL Call Number: QL750.J68
Descriptors: ponies, Shetland ponies, donkeys, foraging behavior, lactation, pregnancy, grazing preference.

Lansade, L., M. Bertrand, and M.F. Bouissou (2002). Effet de manipulations neonatales et eu moment du sevrage sur le comportement des poulains. [Effect of neonatal handling and at the moment of weaning on the behaviour of foals]. In: Journee de la Recherche Equine, February 27, 2002, Les Haras Nationaux Direction du Developpement: Paris, France, Vol. 28, p. 71-81.
Descriptors: horses, foal development, effects of handling, behavior, imprinting, weaning, Welsh, neonatal handling, effects on manageability and fear, duration of handling effects.
Language of Text: French with an English summary.

Lebelt, D. (1999). Verhaltensprobleme. [Behavioural problems in horses]. Handbuch Pferdepraxis: 185-192.
Descriptors: horses, stable vices, abnormal behavior, stress, stereotypic behavior, aggressive behavior, mating behavior.
Language of Text: German.

Lebelt, D. (1998). A lovak sztereotip magatartaszavarai. Okok es terapias lehetosegek. [Stereotypic behavioural disorders in horses: principles and therapeutic approaches]. Magyar Allatorvosok Lapja 120(10): 582-590. ISSN: 0025-004X.
NAL Call Number: 41.8 V644
Descriptors: abnormal behavior, therapy, vices, animal behavior, horses.
Language of Text: Hungarian.

Lebelt, D. (Need translated title) (1998). Problemverhalten Beim Pferd. [Problem Behavior With the Horse]., F. Enke: Stuttgart, 115 p. ISBN: 3432296118.
NAL Call Number: SF281.L42 1998
Descriptors: therapy, horse behavior, abnormal behavior, stable vices, horse psychopathology, headshaking, cribbing, stereotypic behavior, aggression, abnormal sexual behavior, psychotropic drugs, prevention of behavior problems.
Language of Text: German.

Lehmann, K., E. Kallweit, and F. Ellendorff (2006). Social hierarchy in exercised and untrained group-housed horses--a brief report. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 96(3-4): 343-347. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: geldings, social dominance, group housing, exercise, aggression.

Lopez Oliva, M., G. Gonzalez, P. Corbeira, H. Amusquibar, V. Simiani, and G. Gutierrez (1999). Manifestaciones conductuales indeseables en los equinos deportivos sometidos a exigencias de manejo, entrenamiento y competicion. [Undesirable behaviours in sport horses subject to the rigors of management, training and competition]. Revista De Medicina Veterinaria Buenos Aires 80(2): 125-128. ISSN: 0325-6391.
Descriptors: horses, performance, behavior, resting behavior, abnormal behavior, stable vices, stress, stereotypic behavior.
Language of Text: Spanish.

Luescher, A., D.B. McKeown, and H. Dean (1996). A cross-sectional study on compulsive behaviour (stable vices) in horses. In : Proceedings of the 30th International Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, August 14, 1996-August 17, 1996, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, p. 22.
NAL Call Number: SF756.7.I57 1996
Descriptors: horses, abnormal behavior, age, breed differences.
Notes: Abstract of a paper presented.

Marinier, S.L. and A.J. Alexander (1995). Coprophagy as an avenue for foals of the domestic horse to learn food preferences from their dams. Journal of Theoretical Biology 173(2): 121-124.
Descriptors: horses, coprophagia, foals, feeding preferences, feces, behavior, excreta, feeding habits, horses, young animals, learning.

Marsden, D. (2002). A new perspective on stereotypic behaviour problems in horses. In Practice 24(10): 558-569. ISSN: 0263-841X.
NAL Call Number: SF601.I4
Descriptors: horses, stable vices, abnormal behavior, animal welfare, literature reviews.

Mattiello, S. (2001). Il comportamento sociale degli ungulati. [Social behaviour of ungulates]. O&DV Obiettivi e Documenti Veterinari (Italy) 22(6): 15-18. ISSN: 0392-1913.
NAL Call Number: QL750.E82
Descriptors: horses, goats, deer, sheep, pigs, literature reviews, social behavior.
Language of Text: Italian.

Mcafee, L.M., D.S. Mills, and J.J. Cooper (2002). The use of mirrors for the control of stereotypic weaving behaviour in the stabled horse. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 78(2-4): 159-173. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: horses, stable vices, weaving, stereotypic behavior, environmental enrichment, management practices, social isolation, animal welfare.

McBride, S.D. and L. Long (2001). Management of horses showing stereotypic behaviour, owner perception and the implications for welfare. The Veterinary Record 148(26): 799-802. ISSN: 0042-4900.
NAL Call Number: 41.8 V641
Descriptors: horses, stereotypic behavior, stable vices, performance, management practices, isolation, surveys, animal welfare.

McDonnel, S. (1999). Reproduction de la jument: comportement normal et pathologique. [Breeding in mares: normal and abnormal behaviour]. Pratique Veterinaire Equine 31(124): 427-432. ISSN: 0395-8639.
NAL Call Number: SF957.P7
Descriptors: horses, mares, breeding, estrous cycle, behavior, endocrine system.
Language of Text: French with an English summary.

McDonnell, S.M. (2003). A Practical Guide to Horse Behavior: The Equid Ethogram, Eclipse Press: Lexington, Kentucky, USA, 375 p. ISBN: 1581500904.
NAL Call Number: SF281.M33 2003
Descriptors: horses, behavior, management practices, stereotypic behavior, ethogram.

McDonnell, S. (1999). Understanding Horse Behavior: Your Guide to Horse Health Care and Management, Horse Health Care Library, Blood-Horse, Inc.: Lexington, KY, 99 p. ISBN: 1581500173.
Descriptors: ethogram, equine behavior, stable vices, management practices, stereotypic behavior, behavioral treatments, prevention of abnormal behavior, handbook for horse owners.

McDonnell, S.M. and A. Poulin (2002). Equid play ethogram. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 78(2-4): 263-290. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: play behavior, horses, ethogram, ponies, zebras, donkeys, Przewalski horses.

McGreevy, P. (Editor) (2004). Equine Behavior: A Guide for Veterinarians and Equine Scientists, Saunders: London, United Kingdom, 369 p. ISBN: 0702026344 .
Descriptors: free-ranging horses, horse behavior, management, training of horses, stable vices, perception, learning, social behavior and communication, feeding and ingestive behavior, handling and transportation.

Mcgreevy, P.C. (1997). Do stabled horses cope? Journal of Biological Education 31(3): 207-211. ISSN: 0021-9266.
Descriptors: horses, behavior, stable vices, performance, stereotypic behavior, housing, environmental factors, management practices, animal welfare.

Mcgreevy, P.D., P.J. Cripps, N. French, L.E. Green, and C.J. Nicol (1995). Management factors associated with stereotypic and redirected behaviour in the Thoroughbred horse. Equine Veterinary Journal 27(2): 86-91. ISSN: 0425-1644.
NAL Call Number: SF955.E6
Descriptors: horses, racehorses, Thoroughbreds, animal behavior, abnormal behavior, risk, animal husbandry, stables, surveys, statistical analysis, stereotypic behavior.

McGreevy, P.D., N.P. French, and C.J. Nicol (1995). The prevalence of abnormal behaviours in dressage, eventing and endurance horses in relation to stabling. The Veterinary Record 137(2): 36-37. ISSN: 0042-4900.
NAL Call Number: 41.8 V641
Descriptors: horses, vices, incidence, endurance, time, stables, dressage horses, event horses.

McGreevy, P. and A. McLean (2005). Behavioural problems with the ridden horse. In: D.S. Mills and S.M. McDonnell (Editors), The Domestic Horse: The Evolution, Development and Management of Its Behaviour, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK, p. 196-211. ISBN: 0521814146 (hardback); 0521891132 (paperback).
NAL Call Number: SF281.D66 2005
Descriptors: horses, stable vices, domestication, abnormal behavior, stable management, horseback riding, human-animal relationship, evolutionary biology.

McLean, A.N. (2004). Short-term spatial memory in the domestic horse. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 85(1-2): 93-105. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: equine memory, object permanence, feed goal, choice tests, recall abilities, effects of reinforcement delays during training.

Medica, D.L., M.J. Hanaway, S.L. Ralston, and M.V.K. Sukhdeo (1996). Grazing behavior of horses on pasture: predisposition to strongylid infection? Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 16(10): 421-427. ISSN: 0737-0806.
NAL Call Number: SF951.J65
Descriptors: horses, pasture, grazing, behavior, Strongylus vulgaris, parasite predisposition.

Mertens, P.A. and N.H. Dodman (1996). Die Diagnose von Verhaltens-Problemen bei Hund, Katze, Pferd und Vogel: Charakteristika von 323 Fallen (Juli 1994-Juni 1995). [The diagnosis of behavioral problems in dogs, cats, horses and birds: characteristics of 323 cases (July 1994-June 1995). Part II. Cats, horses and birds]. Kleintierpraxis 41(4): 259-270. ISSN: 0023-2076.
NAL Call Number: 41.8 K67
Descriptors: horses, cats, dogs, birds, abnormal behavior, vices, aggresive behavior, stereotypic behavior, cribbing, self mutilation.
Language of Text: German with an English summary.

Miller, R.M. (1996). Behavior of the horse: restraint. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 16(9): 366-371. ISSN: 0737-0806.
NAL Call Number: SF951.J65
Descriptors: horses, restraint of animals, immobilization, veterinary equipment, animal behavior, twitches.

Mills, D.S. (2001). An approach to behaviour problems in the horse. Ippologia 12(4): 43-52. ISSN: 1120-5776.
Descriptors: horses, behavior correction, abnormal behavior, vices.
Language of Text: English with an Italian summary.

Mills, D.S. and K. Davenport (2002). The effect of a neighbouring conspecific versus the use of a mirror for the control of stereotypic weaving behaviour in the stabled horse. British Society of Animal Science 74(1): 95-101. ISSN: 1357-7298.
NAL Call Number: SF1.A56
Descriptors: horses, abnormal behavior, stable vices, weaving, animal welfare, housing conditions, environmental enrichment.

Mills, D.S. and S.M. McDonnell (Editors) (2005). The Domestic Horse: The Evolution, Development and Management of Its Behaviour, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK, 249 p. ISBN: 0521814146 (hardback); 0521891132 (paperback).
NAL Call Number: SF281.D66 2005
Descriptors: rider-horse relationships, equine communication, sexual behavior of horses, mare-foal interactions, learning capabilities, repetitive movement problems, feral behavior, domestication, environmental influence, social behavior, play behavior, animal welfare, stable vices.

Moons, C.P.H., K. Laughlin, and A.J. Zanella (2005). Effects of short-term maternal separations on weaning stress in foals. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 91(3-4): 321-335. ISSN: 0168-1591.
Online: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B6T48-4F157KH-1/2/1046e0707d1d2c055c87e5f040115223
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: weaning process, maternal behavior, foal behavior, gender differences, stress-coping strategies, salivary cortisol, heart rate, locomotor activities.

Ninomiya, S., S. Sato, R. Kusunose, T. Mitumasu, and Y. Obara (2007). A note on a behavioural indicator of satisfaction in stabled horses. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 106(1-3): 184-189 ISSN: 0168-1591.
Online: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B6T48-4KF780J-1/2/683436b05453d125fda343c969987d51
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: stabled horses, stallions, geldings, behavioral measures of eating satisfaction, operant response test, standing-sleep behavior, welfare indications.

Normando, S., E. Canali, V. Ferrante, and M. Verga (2002). Behavioral problems in Italian saddle horses. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 22(3): 117-120. ISSN: 0737-0806.
NAL Call Number: SF951.J65
Descriptors: horses, behavior problems, vices, horse riding, incidence, traits, animal husbandry, training of animals, Italy, riding style, equestrian discipline.

Pell, S.M. and P.D. McGreevy (1999). Prevalence of stereotypic and other problem behaviours in Thoroughbred horses. Australian Veterinary Journal 77(10): 678-679. ISSN: 0005-0423.
NAL Call Number: 41.8 Au72
Descriptors: horses, Thoroughbreds, stereotypic behavior, abnormal behavior, stable vices, diagnostic methods.

Peters, D.F., J.B. Erfle, and G.T. Slobojan (1998). Aggressive behavior associated with the use of xylazine and detomidine. In: Proceedings from the Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners , December 6, 1998-December 9, 1998, Baltimore, MD, Vol. 44, p. 284-286.
NAL Call Number: SF601.A46
Descriptors: horses, osteoarthritis.

Preast, V., S. Lieb, and E.A. Ott (1997). Effects of novel objects on tail chewing behavior in horses in confinement. In: Proceedings of the Fifteenth Equine Nutrition and Physiology Symposium, May 28, 1997, Fort Worth, Texas, USA, Equine Nutrition & Physiology Society Publications: Savoy, USA, p. 334.
Descriptors: horses, tail chewing, abnormal behavior, behavioral correction methods, environmental enrichment.

Pritchard, J.C., A.C. Lindberg, D.C.J. Main, and H.R. Whay (2005). Assessment of the welfare of working horses, mules and donkeys, using health and behaviour parameters. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 69(3-4): 265-283. ISSN: 0167-5877.
Online: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B6TBK-4FPX2GR-1/2/cfee4efe4a23876d42e716f61c52c0c7
NAL Call Number: SF601.P7
Descriptors: working animals, developing countries, working horses, mules and donkeys, welfare intervention strategy, draught animals.

Richter, W. (1999). Wertmindernde Verhaltensmuster. [Behavioural patterns that diminish the value of horses]. In: O. Dietz and B. Huskamp (Editors), Handbuch Pferdepraxis, p. 193-198. ISBN: 3432292627.
Descriptors: horses, abnormal behavior, stable vices.
Language of Text: German.

Saslow, C.A. (2002). Understanding the perceptual world of horses. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 78(2-4): 209-224. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: equine perception, olfaction, hearing, pain perception, touch, animal training, vision, sensory-based cognition, tactile sensitivity.

Seaman, S.C., H.P.B. Davidson, and N.K. Waran (2002). How reliable is temperament assessment in the domestic horse (Equus caballus)? Applied Animal Behaviour Science 78(2-4): 175-191. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: temperament testing, recording of behavior, comparion of three test types, arena test, response to a person, response to an object, consistency of responses, active or passive copers, individual responses, consistency of open-field arena test.

Sevi, A., D. Casamassima, N. Marinelli, and R. Milano (1999). Valutazione del comportamento e del benessere in cavalli da sella allevati in scuderia con diverso numero di accessi ai paddock. [Behaviour and welfare assessment in stabled horses having a different number of accesses to paddocks]. Zootecnica e Nutrizione Animale 25(3): 137-145. ISSN: 0390-0487.
NAL Call Number: SF1.Z6
Descriptors: horses, behavior, blood chemistry, housing systems, pasture access, exercise, stereotypic behaviors, animal welfare.
Language of Text: Italian with an English summary.

Sighieri, C., D. Tedeschi, C. de Andreis, L. Petri, and P. Baragli (2003). Behaviour patterns of horses can be used to establish a dominant-subordinate relationship between man and horse. Animal Welfare 12(4): 705-708. ISSN: 0962-7286.
NAL Call Number: HV4701.A557
Descriptors: horses, behavior, handling, training techniques, dominance.
Notes: Meeting Information: Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on the Assessment of Animal Welfare at Farm and Group Level, University of Bristol, UK, 4-6 September 2002.

Simpson, B.S. (1998). Behavior problems in horses: Cribbing and wood chewing. Veterinary Medicine 93(11): 999-1004. ISSN: 8750-7943.
NAL Call Number: 41.8 M69
Descriptors: horses, abnormal behavior, behavior modification, stable vices, cribbing, wood chewing.

Sjoblom, M., T. Timonen, and L. Hanninen (2001). Hevosten kayttaytymishairiot - kirjallisuuskatsaus. [Abnormal behaviour in the horse - a review of literature]. Suomen Elainlaakarilehti 107(1): 14-19. ISSN: 0039-5501.
NAL Call Number: 41.8 F49
Descriptors: horses, abnormal behavior, stable vices, therapy, literature reviews.
Language of Text: Finnish with an English summary.

Sondergaard, E. (2003). The effect of social environment and handling on the behavioural and physical development of young horses. DIAS Report, Animal Husbandry(55): 54.
Descriptors: horses, environmental factors, social housing, behavior, handling, development.
Language of Text: English with a Danish summary.

Sondergaard, E. and J. Ladewig (2004). Group housing exerts a positive effect on the behaviour of young horses during training. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 87(1-2): 105-118. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: horses, social housing, behavior, environmental factors, training, handling, horse-human relationship.

Strand, S.C., S. Tiefenbacher, M. Haskell, T. Hosmer, S.M. McDonnell, and D.A. Freeman (2002). Behavior and physiologic responses of mares to short-term isolation. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 78(2-4): 145-157. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: effects of isolation versus a novel environment or separation from established herd, equine behavior, social isolation, novel environment, transportation, heart rate.

Swann, W.J. (2006). Improving the welfare of working equine animals in developing countries. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 100(1-2): 148-151. ISSN: 0168-1591.
Online: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B6T48-4JWMT0K-1/2/51a9f8f26578f14f30db1b2112018ed7
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: working horses, developing countries, animal welfare, behavioral and health observations, assessment of risks contributing to poor welfare.

Tarantola, M., D. Bergero, and A. Rinetti (1998). Lo stress del cavallo. Concetti generali e problemi comportamentali. [Horse stress. Stress-related behavioural problems]. Summa (Italy) 15(3): 13-18.
Abstract: The general consideration for welfare-related problems in animal husbandry has quickly grown up in the last period. Ethical reasons and the possible reduction in the different productions were the starting point for this interest. The aim of this work was to point out the present knowledge about neuroendocrine responses and main stressors for horses. Stress-related behavioural problems are also described.
Descriptors: horse behavior, stress, animal welfare, neuroendocrine responses to stress, abnormal behavior, dysregulation, melatonin, homeostasis, catecholamines, endorphins, vasopressin, prolactin, glucocorticoids, hormones, neurotransmitters.
Language of Text: Italian.

Tarantola, M., A. Schiavone, and D. Bergero (2001). Problemi comportamentali nel cavallo. [Abnormal behaviour in saddle horses]. O&DV Obiettivi e Documenti Veterinari (Italy) 22(4): 53-59. ISSN: 0392-1913.
NAL Call Number: QL750.E82
Descriptors: horses, abnormal behavior, stable vices, management practices, stress, stress indicators, potassium.
Language of Text: Italian with an English summary.

Taylor, K.D., S. Cook, and D.S. Mills (2001). A case-controlled study investigating health, management and behavioural features of horses commonly described as headshakers. Ippologia 12(3): 29-37. ISSN: 1120-5776.
Descriptors: horses, abnormal behavior, respiratory system, alternative medicine, pain, management practices.
Language of Text: English with an Italian summary.

Thorne, J.B., D. Goodwin, M.J. Kennedy, H.P.B. Davidson, and P. Harris (2004). Foraging enrichment for stabled horses: practicality and effects on behaviour. Animal Welfare 13(Suppl.): 256. ISSN: 0962-7286.
NAL Call Number: HV4701.A557
Descriptors: horses, foraging enrichment, behavior, management practices, animal welfare.
Notes: Meeting Information: Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) Symposium on Science in the Service of Animal Welfare, Edinburgh, UK; April 02-04, 2003.

Van Dierendonck, M.C., H. Sigurjonsdottir, B. Colenbrander, and A.G. Thorhallsdottir (2004). Differences in social behaviour between late pregnant, post-partum and barren mares in a herd of Icelandic horses. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 89(3/4): 283-297. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: horses, mares, behavior, behavioral variation, dominant behavior.

Waiblinger, S., X. Boivin, V. Pedersen, M.V. Tosi, A.M. Janczak, E.K. Visser, and R.B. Jones (In Press). Assessing the human-animal relationship in farmed species: A critical review. Applied Animal Behaviour Science ISSN: 0168-1591.
Online: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B6T48-4JG5F5S-1/2/e46b8ab917f6d16f95d8890f12f8bce4
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: human-animal relationships, farmed animals, comparison and validation of tests, welfare, ruminants, pigs, poultry, fur animals, horses.

Waran, N. (Editor) (2002). The Welfare of Horses, Animal Welfare, Kluwer Academic Publishers: Boston, Massachusettes, USA, 240 p. ISBN: 1402007663.
Descriptors: management sytems, equine welfare, natural history of horses, effects of environment on behavior and welfare, sport horses, work horses, training.

Waran, N.K. (2001). The social behaviour of horses. In: L.J. Keeling and H.W. Gonyou (Editors), Social Behaviour in Farm Animals, CABI Publishing: New York, New York, USA, p. 247-274. ISBN: 0851993874.
NAL Call Number: SF756.7.S58 2001
Descriptors: horses, social behavior, stereotypic behavior, stable vices, communication, social dominance, hierarchy, herds, farm animals.

Winskill, L., N.K. Waran, C. Channing, and R. Young (1995). Stereotypies in the stabled horse: causes, treatment and prevention. Current Science 69(4): 310-316. ISSN: 0011-3891.
NAL Call Number: 475 SCI23
Descriptors: horses, stereotypic behavior, abnormal behavior, environmental factors, behavior correction.

Winskill, L.C., N.K. Waran, and R.J. Young (1996). The effect of a foraging device (a modified 'Edinburgh Foodball') on the behaviour of the stabled horse. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 48(1/2): 25-35. ISSN: 0168-1591.
NAL Call Number: QL750.A6
Descriptors: horses, abnormal behavior, foraging, grazing, behavior patterns, enrichment, animal welfare, stables, stereotypies, enrichment devices.

Zeeb, K. and U. Schnitzer (1997). Housing and training of horses according to their species-specific behaviour. Livestock Production Science 49(2): 181-189. ISSN: 0301-6226.
NAL Call Number: SF1.L5
Descriptors: horses, housing, training, social needs, feeding practices, effects of climate, grooming, environmental factors, handling, horse-man relationship, effects of incorrect management practices.

Zeitler Feicht, M.H. and K. Lohmann (2004). Horse Behaviour Explained: Origins, Treatment and Prevention of Problems, Manson Pub.: London, 224 p. ISBN: 1840760370.
NAL Call Number: SF281.Z4513 2004
Descriptors: horse behavior, training of horses, behavioral disorders, stereotypic behavior, prevention of behavior problems, behavioral treatment.

Zeitler Feicht, M.H. and V. Prantner (2000). Liegeverhalten von Pferden in Gruppenauslaufhaltung. [Lying resting behaviour of horses in loose housing systems with open yards]. Archiv Fuer Tierzucht 43(4): 327-335. ISSN: 0003-9438.
NAL Call Number: 49 AR23
Descriptors: horses, loose housing systems, behavior, social rank, resting behavior.
Language of Text: German with an English summary.


Behavior -- Web Resources

 

Havemeyer Equine Behavior Lab Home Page.
Online: http://www3.vet.upenn.edu/labs/equinebehavior/Index.html
Description: Includes a list of equine behavior references and internet links as well as information on current research. Also listed are clinics and classes on equine behavior offered by the University of Pennsylvania.

Horse Behavior Research.
Online: http://www.ag.auburn.edu/ansc/ResPrograms/horse.html
Description: List of links to articles on horse behavior research in the areas of crib-biting, reactivity, and equine learning. Research is conducted at the Horse Unit of Auburn University.

Horse Behaviour.
Online: http://vein.library.usyd.edu.au/links/horses.html#behaviour
Description: Links to various short articles on aspects of equine behavior including stress, vices, travel and racehorse behavior.

Pica in Horses.
Online: http://www.usask.ca/wcvm/herdmed/applied-ethology/behaviourproblems/pica.html
Description: Causes, treatment, and prevention of pica --the consumption of non-food substances.

Equine Behavior: Prey vs. Predator, Horse vs. Human. Evans, P.
Online: http://extension.usu.edu/files/publications/publication/Ag_Equine_2005-02.pdf
Description: This page highlights the behavioral similarities of humans to predators and horses to prey and emphasizes the importance of these behavioral roles in the human-horse relationship. The author also explains how to use this predator-prey behavioral relationship in handling and training.

Equine Vision and Its Effect on Behavior. Evans, P.
Online: http://extension.usu.edu/files/publications/publication/AG_Equine_2005-03.pdf
Description: Describes equine eye anatomy, field of vision, visual processing in the brain, and the effect of head position on vision as a means to explain certain equine behaviors.

Identifying Abnormal Equine Behavior and Vices. Lawrence, L.A., N.L. Gates, and D.G. Bowers.
Online: http://cru.cahe.wsu.edu/CEPublications/eb1657/eb1657.html
Description: Designed to assist individuals identify equine vices. Details the behavior, description, and cause of vices in six categories: fear, aggression, performance, metabolism, stall, and miscellaneous vices.

Training and Behavioural Rehabilitation in the Horse. Waran, N. and R. Casey.
Online: http://www3.vet.upenn.edu/labs/equinebehavior/hvnwkshp/hv02/waran.htm
Description: Cause, diagnosis, and treatment of behavioural problems in the domestic horse.

Horses Publications: The Basics of Equine Behavior. Williams, C.
Online: http://www.rcre.rutgers.edu/pubs/publication.asp?pid=FS525
Description: Fact sheet with equine behavior explanations. Includes survival traits, senses, social structure, communication, and vices.

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