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Articles on Horses

This is a collection of articles on horses from the Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science (JAAWS). JAAWS is the leading peer-reviewed journal on the science of animal welfare for veterinarians, scientists and public policy makers. It presents articles and reports on practices that demonstrably enhance the welfare of wildlife, companion animals and animals used in research, agriculture and zoos. To get access to the back issues of JAAWS, please join as a Scholar or Professional Member.

Myers, K., Mohammed, F., Rickard, J. W., Meyer, D. E., & Spaulding, A. D. (2019). Unwanted Horse Population in Illinois: Perceptions of Horse Owners, Non-Horse Owners, and Equine Industry Stakeholders. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 22(1), 97-104.

Thompson, K. R., Clarkson, L., Riley, C. B., & van den Berg, M. (2018). Horse husbandry and preventive health practices in Australia: an online survey of horse guardians. Journal of applied animal welfare science21(4), 347-361.

Merkies, K., Nakonechny, L., DuBois, C., & Derisoud, E. (2018). Preliminary study on current perceptions and usage of training equipment by horse enthusiasts in Canada. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 21(2), 141-152.

Galindo, F., de Aluja, A., Cagigas, R., Huerta, L. A., & Tadich, T. A. (2018). Application of the Hands-On Donkey Tool for Assessing the Welfare of Working Equids at Tuliman, Mexico. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 21(1), 93-100.

McNeill, L. R., Bott, R. C., Mastellar, S. L., Djira, G., & Carroll, H. K. (2018). Perceptions of Equid Well Being in South Dakota. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 21(1), 40-68.

Majecka, K., & Klawe, A. (2018). Influence of Paddock Size on Social Relationships in Domestic Horses. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 21(1), 8-16.

Agina, O. A., & Ihedioha, J. I. (2017). Occurrence of Wounds in Nigerian Horses. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 20(4), 372-380.

Horseman, S. V., Hockenhull, J., Buller, H., Mullan, S., Barr, A. R., & Whay, H. R. (2017). Equine welfare assessment: Exploration of British stakeholder attitudes using focus-group discussions. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science20(2), 176-191.

Hintze, S., Roth, E., Bachmann, I., & Würbel, H. (2017). Toward a choice-based judgment bias task for horses. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science20(2), 123-136.

Horseman, S. V., Buller, H., Mullan, S., Knowles, T. G., Barr, A. R., & Whay, H. R. (2017). Equine welfare in England and Wales: Exploration of stakeholders’ understanding. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science20(1), 9-23.

Voigt, M. A., Hiney, K., Richardson, J. C., Waite, K., Borron, A., & Brady, C. M. (2016). Show Horse Welfare: Horse Show Competitors’ Understanding, Awareness, and Perceptions of Equine Welfare. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science19(4), 335-352.

Thorbergson, Z. W., Nielsen, S. G., Beaulieu, R. J., & Doyle, R. E. (2016). Physiological and behavioral responses of horses to wither scratching and patting the neck when under saddle. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science19(3), 245-259.

Stowe, C. J., & Kibler, M. L. (2016). Characteristics of adopted thoroughbred racehorses in second careers. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science19(1), 81-89.

Koncel, M. A. (2016). Hoofbeats from the Currituck outer banks: a study of the Corolla Wild Horse Fund Adoption Program. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science19(1), 37-48.

Mata, F., Johnson, C., & Bishop, C. (2015). A Cross-Sectional Epidemiological Study of Prevalence and Severity of Bit-Induced Oral Trauma in Polo Ponies and Race Horses, Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 18(3), 259-268.

Koncel, M. A., & Rutberg, A. T. (2012). Catching the spirit: A study of Bureau of Land Management wild horse adopters in New England. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science15(1), 32-52.

Holcomb, K. E., Stull, C. L., & Kass, P. H. (2012). Characteristics of relinquishing and adoptive owners of horses associated with US nonprofit equine rescue organizations. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science15(1), 21-31.

Janczarek, I., & Kędzierski, W. (2011). Is it a good idea to train fillies and colts separately?. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science14(3), 211-219.

Visser, E. K., Van Reenen, C. G., Blokhuis, M. Z., Morgan, E. K. M., Hassmén, P., Rundgren, T. M. M., & Blokhuis, H. J. (2008). Does horse temperament influence horse–rider cooperation?. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science11(3), 267-284.

Hall, C., Goodwin, D., Heleski, C., Randle, H., & Waran, N. (2008). Is there evidence of learned helplessness in horses?. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science11(3), 249-266.

McLean, A. N. (2008). Overshadowing: A silver lining to a dark cloud in horse training. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science11(3), 236-248.

Hennessy, K. D., Quinn, K. M., & Murphy, J. (2008). Producer or purchaser: different expectations may lead to equine wastage and welfare concerns. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science11(3), 232-235.

Murphy, J. (2008). Innovative use of an automated horse walker when breaking in young horses. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science11(3), 228-231.

Murphy, J. (2008). Boots on horses: limb protection or hyperflexion training aids in the showjumping horse. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science11(3), 223-227.

Heleski, C., Bauson, L., & Bello, N. (2008). Evaluating the addition of positive reinforcement for learning a frightening task: a pilot study with horses. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science11(3), 213-222.

Goodwin, D., Levine, M., & McGreevy, P. D. (2008). Preliminary investigation of morphological differences between ten breeds of horses suggests selection for paedomorphosis. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science11(3), 204-212.

Blokhuis, M. Z., Aronsson, A., Hartmann, E., Van Reenen, C. G., & Keeling, L. (2008). Assessing the rider’s seat and horse’s behavior: difficulties and perspectives. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science11(3), 191-203.

Henderson, A. J. (2007). Don’t fence me in: Managing psychological well being for elite performance horses. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science10(4), 309-329.

Autio, E., Heiskanen, M. L., & Mononen, J. (2007). Thermographic evaluation of the lower critical temperature in weanling horses. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science10(3), 207-216.

Autio, E., Neste, R., Airaksinen, S., & Heiskanen, M. L. (2006). Measuring the heat loss in horses in different seasons by infrared thermography. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science9(3), 211-221.

van Breda, E. (2006). A nonnatural head–neck position (rollkur) during training results in less acute stress in elite, trained, dressage horses. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science9(1), 59-64.

Kirkpatrick, J. F., & Turner, A. (2003). Absence of effects from immunocontraception on seasonal birth patterns and foal survival among barrier island wild horses. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science6(4), 301-308.

Shanahan, S. (2003). Trailer loading stress in horses: behavioral and physiological effects of nonaversive training (TTEAM). Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science6(4), 263-274.

 

Updated July 2019

Show Horse Welfare: The Viewpoints of Judges, Stewards, and Show Managers; Melissa Voigt, Kristina Hiney, Candace Croney, Karen Waite, Abigail Borron & Colleen Brady

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