Equine Behavioral Medicine
by Bonnie V. Beaver January 2019
Equine Behavioral Medicine provides an essential resource for those who work with, study, and provide care to horses. It provides critical
With the use of psychopharmacology becoming increasingly common by veterinarians, including for abnormal behaviors, is important to understand the rationale for the use of these medications. Understanding the intimate relationship between behavior, physiology, and health is key to practitioners, students, professionals, and others who work with, or care for, horses.
- Pulls together the current published science on equine behavior into chapters covering a variety of specific behavioral topics
- Features discussion based on an extensive review of the literature
- Includes a thorough reference list in each chapter for those who might be interested in further research
Dr. Beaver is a veterinarian internationally recognized for her work in animal welfare and in the normal and abnormal behaviors of animals. She has given over 250 scientific presentations on these subjects and has discussed many areas of veterinary medicine for the public media. In addition, she has authored over 150 scientific articles and has nine published books, including Feline Behavior, Canine Behavior, Efficient Livestock Handling (with Don H€oglund), Your Horse’s Health, and Horse Color (with D. Phillip Sponenberg). Her expertise in behavior and welfare has been passionately shared with the students at Texas A&M University and veterinary colleagues worldwide.
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