Researchers will investigate how therapy horses respond to touch by people to improve our awareness of the horse’s experience and inform best practice guidelines for therapy horses.
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Researchers will study how different lighting systems affect the behavior, circadian rhythm (body clock) and well-being of stabled horses.
Researchers will evaluate three feeding systems and availability of roughage to inform feeding management and reduce abnormal behaviors in horses kept in dry lots.
Researchers will study how mare life-history factors, including age and number of previous foals, as well as mare level of attachment to her own foal affect stress-relevant behaviors at removal of the foal at weaning
Researchers will develop online training tools to help horse owners better recognize and interpret horse behavior, emotions and body language that may be indicative of health or welfare issues in their animals.
Researchers will determine causes of mortality in a subspecies of West Indian manatees to improve health and conservation of these endangered animals.
In this pilot study, researchers will attempt to improve seizure monitoring in California sea lions affected by domoic acid, a harmful marine toxin, by building a mechanism to monitor brain electrical activity.