Equine Behavior - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780702043376, 9780702059117

Equine Behavior

2nd Edition

A Guide for Veterinarians and Equine Scientists

Authors: Paul McGreevy
Hardcover ISBN: 9780702043376
eBook ISBN: 9780702059117
Imprint: Saunders Ltd.
Published Date: 4th October 2012
Page Count: 378
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Description

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgements

1. Introduction  

2. Perception  

3. Behavior and the brain  

4. Learning  

5. Social behavior  

6. Communication  

7. Locomotory behavior  

8. Ingestive behavior  

9. Eliminative behavior  

10. Body care  

11. Behavior of the stallion  

12. Behavior of the mare  

13. Equitation Science  

14. Handling and transport  

15. Miscellaneous unwelcome behaviors, their causes and resolution  

Further reading  

Glossary of colloquialisms, ethological and equestrian terms  

Key Features

  • Features a practical, hands-on approach to all aspects of equine behavior
  • Discusses all factors that effect equine behavior
  • Contrasts normal behavior with abnormal behavior
  • Reviews all behavioral problems
  • Lists and reviews the latest drug therapies
  • Addresses difficult-to-treat clinical problems such as head-shaking, with insights from the leading researcher in this area
  • Provides a brief clinical evaluation of 'horse-whispering'
  • Illustrates the key behavioral differences between horses and donkeys

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgements

1. Introduction  

2. Perception  

3. Behavior and the brain  

4. Learning  

5. Social behavior  

6. Communication  

7. Locomotory behavior  

8. Ingestive behavior  

9. Eliminative behavior  

10. Body care  

11. Behavior of the stallion  

12. Behavior of the mare  

13. Equitation Science  

14. Handling and transport  

15. Miscellaneous unwelcome behaviors, their causes and resolution  

Further reading  

Glossary of colloquialisms, ethological and equestrian terms  

Details

No. of pages:
378
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders Ltd. 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780702059117
eBook ISBN:
9780702052927
eBook ISBN:
9780702059100
Hardcover ISBN:
9780702043376

About the Author

Paul McGreevy

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Animal Science, University of Sydney, NSW, Austrialia