Equine Behavior, A Guide for Veterinarians and Equine Scientists, 2nd Edition

Equine Behavior

2nd Edition A Guide for Veterinarians and Equine Scientists

By Paul McGreevy, BVSc, PhD, Department of Animal Science, University of Sydney, NSW, Austrialia




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