Exclusively Equine introduces a new reference manual: The Equid Ethogram: A Practical Field Guide to Horse Behavior. This is the first comprehensive catalog of horse behaviors, according to the company.As a reference for researchers, veterinarians, students, and horse enthusiasts, this user-friendly 384-page guide contains descriptions and diagrams of horse behaviors, from grazing to harem formation to self-mutilation.The manual organizes horse behavior in six categories: maintenance behavior, general social communication, intermale interaction, reproductive behavior, play, and domestically shaped and aberrant behavior. The specific behaviors in each category are identified, described, and illustrated with original line drawings. The Equid Ethogram also contains photographs of hundreds of behaviors.Author Sue McDonnell, Ph.D., applied animal behaviorist, is founder of the Equine Behavior Program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. At UPs New Bolton Center, she established a herd of ponies whose existence in semi-natural conditions enabled many of the books original observations.
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