Equine Welfare

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C. Wayne McIlwraith, Bernard E. Rollin
John Wiley & Sons, 2 févr. 2011 - 488 pages
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A rational exploration of the ethical and welfare issues in allareas of equine use. This book addresses controversial and emotiveissues surrounding these iconic creatures, providing a reliablesource of information to support informed debate. It will enableall those with an interest in horses and the uses they are put togain an awareness of the problems and abuses that occur. The bookdraws on the expertise of a range of acknowledged leaders in equinehealth and welfare. The first part of the book explores generalissues of the horse’s needs and nature. The second partcontains chapters each covering a specific human use of horses andthe abuses that arise as a result.

This book is part of the UFAW/Wiley-Blackwell Animal WelfareBook Series. This major series of books produced in collaborationbetween UFAW (The Universities Federation for Animal Welfare), andWiley-Blackwell provides an authoritative source of information onworldwide developments, current thinking and best practice in thefield of animal welfare science and technology. For details of allof the titles in the series see ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/ufaw"www.wiley.com/go/ufaw/a.

 

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Contributors
Preface
A Historical Survey of HumanEquine Interactions
Equine Health and Disease General Welfare Aspects
Nutritional Management of the Horse
Equine Psychological Needs and Quality of Life
Spirit and Wellness in the Horse
Pain and its Management in Horses
The Horse as a Companion Animal
Welfare Issues in the Rodeo Horse
Welfare Concerns in the Training and Competition of the Cutting
16PMU Ranching and Equine Welfare
Welfare in the Discipline of Dressage
Raising Welfare Standards for Endurance Riding
Welfare Concerns in the Care Training and Competition of
Welfare Issues with the Carriage Horse

Euthanasia as an Equine Welfare Tool
Equine Welfare and Integrative Veterinary Medicine
Alternative Medicine and Equine Welfare Challenging
Welfare Issues
Abusive Treatment and Subsequent Policy Development within
The Unwanted Horse a Major Welfare Issue
The Welfare of Wild Horses in the Western
Welfare Issues in the Event Horse
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Bernard E. Rollin is University Distinguished Professor ofPhilosophy, Biomedical Sciences, Animal Sciences, and UniversityBioethicist at Colorado State University, USA.

C. Wayne McIlwraith is University DistinguishedProfessor, Barbara Cox Anthony University Endowed Chair inOrthopedics and Director of Orthopaedic Research at the OrthopaedicResearch Center, Colorado State University, USA.

The Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) isan internationally recognised, independent, scientific andeducational animal welfare charity concerned with improvingknowledge and understanding of animals’ needs in order topromote high standards of welfare for farm, companion, laboratory,captive wild animals and those with which we interact in thewild.

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