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Author Hopster, H.; van der Werf, J.T.; Erkens, J.H.; Blokhuis, H.J. url  openurl
  Title Effects of repeated jugular puncture on plasma cortisol concentrations in loose-housed dairy cows Type Journal Article
  Year 1999 Publication Journal of Animal Science Abbreviated Journal J Anim. Sci  
  Volume 77 Issue 3 Pages 708-714  
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  Call Number Equine Behaviour @ team @ Serial 5486  
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Author Krueger, K.; Flauger, B.; Farmer, K.; Hemelrijk, C. url  doi
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  Title Movement initiation in groups of feral horses Type Journal Article
  Year 2014 Publication Behavioural Processes Abbreviated Journal Behav. Process.  
  Volume 103 Issue 0 Pages 91-101  
  Keywords Horse; Equus ferus caballus; Distributed leadership; Herding; Departure; Rank  
  Abstract Abstract Herds of ungulates, flocks of birds, swarms of insects and schools of fish move in coordinated groups. Computer models show that only one or very few animals are needed to initiate and direct movement. To investigate initiation mechanisms further, we studied two ways in which movement can be initiated in feral horses: herding, and departure from the group. We examined traits affecting the likelihood of a horse initiating movement i.e. social rank, affiliative relationships, spatial position, and social network. We also investigated whether group members join a movement in dominance rank order. Our results show that whereas herding is exclusive to alpha males, any group member may initiate movement by departure. Social bonds, the number of animals interacted with, and the spatial position were not significantly associated with movement initiation. We did not find movement initiation by departure to be exclusive to any type of individual. Instead we find evidence for a limited form of distributed leadership, with higher ranking animals being followed more often.  
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  Call Number Equine Behaviour @ team @ Serial 5738  
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Author Maros, K.; Boross, B.; Kubinyi, E. url  doi
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  Title Approach and follow behaviour – possible indicators of the human-horse relationship Type Abstract
  Year 2010 Publication Interaction Studies Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 11 Issue 3 Pages 410-427  
  Keywords Approach; Follow; Human– Horse Interaction  
  Abstract The aim of our study was to analyze the behavioural responses of horses (N = 51) to familiar humans and to find factors that may affect these responses in three tests: (1) approach to, (2) standing beside, and (3) following the familiar person. We investigated the impacts of horse-related factors (gender and age) and human-related factors (type of work, housing management, amount of handling, number of handlers and training to follow).<br xmlns=“http://pub2web.metastore.ingenta.com/ns/”></br> Horses with one handler needed less time to approach the human than horses with more handlers. Standing beside the human correlated positively with following. Following was mainly affected by training.<br xmlns=“http://pub2web.metastore.ingenta.com/ns/”></br> According to our results, the number of handlers has an important effect on horses' responses to familiar humans, especially regarding approach and follow behaviour. However, following behaviour is fundamentally determined by training.  
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  Call Number Equine Behaviour @ team @ Serial 5728  
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Author Schuetz, A.; Farmer, K.; Krueger, K. url  doi
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  Title Social learning across species: horses (Equus caballus) learn from humans by observation Type Journal Article
  Year 2017 Publication Animal Cognition Abbreviated Journal Anim. Cogn.  
  Volume 20 Issue 3 Pages 567-573  
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  Abstract This study examines whether horses can learn by observing humans, given that they identify individual humans and orientate on the focus of human attention. We tested 24 horses aged between 3 and 12. Twelve horses were tested on whether they would learn to open a feeding apparatus by observing a familiar person. The other 12 were controls and received exactly the same experimental procedure, but without a demonstration of how to operate the apparatus. More horses from the group with demonstration (8/12) reached the learning criterion of opening the feeder twenty times consecutively than horses from the control group (2/12), and younger horses seemed to reach the criterion more quickly. Horses not reaching the learning criteria approached the human experimenters more often than those that did. The results demonstrate that horses learn socially across species, in this case from humans.  
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  Call Number Equine Behaviour @ team @ Schuetz2016 Serial 6028  
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Author Dunbar, R.I.M. url  openurl
  Title The social brain hypothesis Type Journal Article
  Year 1998 Publication Evol Anthropol Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 6 Issue Pages  
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  Call Number Equine Behaviour @ team @ Dunbar1998 Serial 6218  
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Author Dunbar, R.I.M. url  openurl
  Title The social brain hypothesis Type Journal Article
  Year 1998 Publication Evol Anthropol Abbreviated Journal  
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  Call Number Equine Behaviour @ team @ Dunbar1998 Serial 6298  
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Author Baciadonna, L.; McElligott, A.G.; Briefer, E.F. url  doi
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  Title Goats favour personal over social information in an experimental foraging task Type Journal Article
  Year 2013 Publication Peer J Abbreviated Journal  
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  Call Number Equine Behaviour @ team @ Baciadonna2013 Serial 6269  
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Author Baciadonna, L.; McElligott, A.G.; Briefer, E.F. url  doi
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  Title Goats favour personal over social information in an experimental foraging task Type Journal Article
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  Call Number Equine Behaviour @ team @ Baciadonna2013 Serial 6349  
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Author Goetsch, A.L.; Gipson, T.A.; Askar, A.R.; Puchala, R. url  doi
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  Title Feeding behavior of goats Type Journal Article
  Year 2010 Publication J Anim Sci Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 88 Issue Pages  
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  Call Number Equine Behaviour @ team @ Goetsch2010 Serial 6254  
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Author Goetsch, A.L.; Gipson, T.A.; Askar, A.R.; Puchala, R. url  doi
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  Title Feeding behavior of goats Type Journal Article
  Year 2010 Publication J Anim Sci Abbreviated Journal  
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  Call Number Equine Behaviour @ team @ Goetsch2010 Serial 6334  
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