Equine Behaviour - Principles and Practice

Principles and Practice

Omschrijving

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. Enables students, trainers, riders and horse owners to understand the fundamental principles behind the behavior of horses and how to apply them in different situations in practice. This book looks at the constraints which apply to the modern horse because of its evolutionary history and the nature of the evolutionary process itself. 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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Schrijver
Mills, D
Titel
Equine Behaviour - Principles and Practice
Uitgever
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Jaar
1998
Taal
Engels
Pagina's
240
Gewicht
437 gr
EAN
9780632048786
Afmetingen
244 x 172 x 19 mm
Bindwijze
Paperback / softback

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