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Horse Watch - What it is to be Equine

Horse Watch - What it is to be Equine

ISBN: 9780851318882

Author: Marthe Kiley-Worthington

Publisher: J.A.Allen

Format: Hardcover

Price: AUD $39.95
RRP: AUD $54.95
A unique and remarkably detailed study of a privately-owned group of horses conducted by a leading behaviour expert over twenty years and spanning six generations. The author has set out to show in this scientifically important yet accessible and fascinating work what it is actually like to be a horse and having gained that knowledge how horse owners can apply it in everyday horse care and training situations to the greater benefit of both equine and human.
Book Title: Horse Watch - What it is to be Equine
Author: Marthe Kiley-Worthington
Publisher: J.A.Allen
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 464
ISBN: 9780851318882
Author Notes: She spent her childhood in Kenya on farms, attended University in Scotland and then returned to East Africa to Makerere College, Kampala, Uganda (1955-60) with a Goldsmith scholarship. She was one of the first researchers studying the behaviour of large mammals in the field in Africa. She returned to the UK to complete a doctorate on communication in domestic and wild mammals at Sussex University & then won a series of post doctoral fellowships to study the welfare of farm animals, develop an ethogram for cattle, distress in veal calves, thus was one of the first Animal Welfare Scientists. She returned to study wild eland and blesbok in South Africa while a professor at University of Pretoria. She was one of the first Consultants on Ecological Agriculture and probably the first Animal Behavioural & Welfare Consultants (1970). She has developed the cooperative teaching of mammals, teaches, works & rides horses from novice to Grand Prix in dressage and International Endurance. She has written 7 books and over 70 scientific papers (see Publications), is director of the centre & has various educational and research programmes (see Education & Research).
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