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The introduction of horses into new social groups with special regard to their stress level

URN to cite this document: urn:nbn:de:bvb:355-epub-184635

Flauger, Birgit (2011) The introduction of horses into new social groups with special regard to their stress level. PhD, Universität Regensburg

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Abstract (English)

Horses are a highly social species living in complex social systems which should require them to memorise and generalise social experiences and distinguish between familiar and unfamiliar conspecifics. In the main part of my thesis I concentrated on the specific conflict situation of a horse being introduced into a new social group, and investigated its behaviour and stress level. Horses were ...

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Translation of the abstract (German)

Pferde sind eine hoch soziale Spezies, die in komplexen Sozialsystemen lebt. Dies lässt vermuten, dass sie sich an soziale Erfahrungen erinnern und diese generalisieren sowie zwischen bekannten und unbekannten Artgenossen unterscheiden können. Im Hauptteil meiner Doktorarbeit konzentrierte ich mich auf die spezielle Konfliktsituation der Eingliederung von Pferden in neue soziale Gruppen, wobei ...

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Item Type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:28 September 2011
Referee:Prof. Dr. Jürgen Heinze and Prof. Dr. Erich Möstl and Prof. Dr. Bernd Kramer
Date of exam:23 September 2010
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Evolution, Verhalten und Genetik (Prof. Dr. Jürgen Heinze)
Research groups and research centres:Not selected
Keywords:Pferd, Equiden, Eingliederungstechnik, Integrationspferd, Stress, Cortisol, Endokrine Reaktion, Gruppenhaltung, Verletzungsgefahr, Aggression, Futterplatzwahl, Kot, Geruchssinn, Mensch-Pferd Interaktion, horse, equids, introduction technique, integration horse, stress, cortisol, endocrine response, group housing, injury risk, aggression, feeding decision, faecal sample, olfaction, human-horse interaction
Subjects:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Owner: Universitätsbibliothek Regensburg
Deposited On:28 Sep 2011 06:32
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 18:02
Item ID:18463
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