Paper Information

Journal:   VETERINARY RESEARCH (GARMSAR BRANCH)   FALL 2009-WINTER 2010 , Volume 5 , Number 2; Page(s) 79 To 84.
 
Paper: 

PREVALENCE OF THE BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS IN HORSES IN TABRIZ AREA

 
 
Author(s):  HASAN POUR ALI*, EBRAHIMI HAMED M., ABBASI MOHAMMAD REZA
 
* DEPARTMENT OF CLINICAL SCIENCES, FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE, ISLAMIC AZAD UNIVERSITY, TABRIZ BRANCH, TABRIZ- IRAN
 
Abstract: 

In order to investigate distribution of behavioral disorders (stable vices) in horses, present study was conducted on 115 male horses in Tabriz area. 52.18% of horses showed behavioral disorders that Khouzestan Arabs horses showed more behavioral disorders (63.64%) and hybrid horses showed less behavioral disorders (39.13%). Also most observed behavioral disorders, were "aggressiveness" and "crib-biting". Behavioral disorders prevalence were increased with increasing of age significantly (p<0.05). In crowded and noisy places and in riding clubs with a lot of new horse entrance and various management, a high amount of behavioral disorders were seen. Also, horses that spent more time in their stables showed more behavioral disorders, significantly (p<0.05).

 
Keyword(s): BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS, HORSES, TABRIZ
 
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