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Behaviour of Horses in the “Round Pen Technique”

Krueger, Konstanze (2007) Behaviour of Horses in the “Round Pen Technique”. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 104 (1-2), pp. 162-170.

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I investigated the behavioural background of the way horses learn to follow humans in the “round pen technique” suggested by "horse whisperers” as a gentle method for initial horse training. Though the practicability of this technique has been adequately demonstrated in the past, the horses‘ behaviour during such training has not yet been documented in detail. DIn a riding arena, horses, that did ...


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Item Type:Article
Date:April 2007
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Evolution, Verhalten und Genetik (Prof. Dr. Jürgen Heinze)
Projects:Equine Cognition, Equine Behavior
Research groups and research centres:Not selected
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Keywords:earning, dominance relationship, horse, human-animal relationships
Subjects:500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Deposited On:02 Feb 2011 14:36
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 16:51
Item ID:19411
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