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Behavioral and physiological responses of horses to initial training: the comparison between pastured versus stalled horses
Horses kept in stalls are deprived of opportunities for social interactions, and the performance of natural behaviors is limited. Inadequate environmental conditions may compromise behavioralExpand
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Influence of housing on weanling horse behavior and subsequent welfare
Abstract Weaning foals marks a stressful event in horses’ lives. Limited research exists regarding different housing methods post-weaning and the long-term implications on horse behavior and welfare.Expand
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Response of young horses in training to varying concentrations of dietary calcium and phosphorus
Summary This experiment was conducted to determine if additional mineral supplementation during early training would increase mineral retention and improve the strength of bone as indicated by theExpand
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Characterisation of the Faecal Bacterial Community in Adult and Elderly Horses Fed a High Fibre, High Oil or High Starch Diet Using 454 Pyrosequencing
Faecal samples were collected from seventeen animals, each fed three different diets (high fibre, high fibre with a starch rich supplement and high fibre with an oil rich supplement). DNA wasExpand
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Daily access to pasture turnout prevents loss of mineral in the third metacarpus of Arabian weanlings.
Seventeen Arabian weanlings were used to determine the influence of housing on third metacarpal bone mass. Animals were separated into three treatment groups: Pasture (n = 6), Stall (n = 5), andExpand
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Changes in the third metacarpal bone and frequency of bone injuries in young quarter horses during race training - observations and theoretical considerations
Summary Fifty-three Quarter Horses were put into race-training at 18 mo of age. Changes in the third metacarpal were monitored by radiographic densitometry initially at 83 days prior to theExpand
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Short-duration exercise and confinement alters bone mineral content and shape in weanling horses.
The hypothesis that short-duration exercise may ameliorate the decrease in bone mass observed with confinement was investigated with 18 quarter horses (nine colts and nine fillies) weaned at 4 mo ofExpand
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Rehydration fluid temperature affects voluntary drinking in horses dehydrated by furosemide administration and endurance exercise.
To determine whether temperature of rehydration fluid influences voluntary rehydration by horses, six 2-3-year-old horses were dehydrated (4-5% body weight loss) by a combination of furosemideExpand
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Glycemic and Insulinemic Responses Are Affected by Age of Horse and Method of Feed Processing
The objective of this study was to examine age-related differences in glycemic and insulinemic responses of horses that were fed various feedstuffs, with particular attention to method of feedExpand
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Protein quality and utilization of timothy, oat-supplemented timothy, and alfalfa at differing harvest maturities in exercised Arabian horses.
To evaluate the protein quality and postgut N utilization of full-bloom timothy hay, oat-supplemented timothy-hay diets, and alfalfa hay harvested at different maturities, apparent whole tract NExpand
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