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International Equine Science Meeting

The conference language will be English - the public day will be in German

Conference Organizer:Dr. Konstanze Krüger, University of Regensburg,Germany
Assistant Organizers:Prof. Dr. David Pick, Purdue University Calumet, USA
Dr. Birgit Flauger, University of Hohenheim, Germany
Knut Krüger, web master


Duration of lectures :1h (45 min lecture, 15 min discussion)
Postdoc talks:30 min (25 min talk, 5 min discussion)
Regular talks:20 min (15 min talk, 5 min discussion)
Round table discussions at the end of each session

Conference Program

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please click here for:German Public Day - Friday - Saturday - Sunday - Monday - Poster



Achtung: Freitag bis Sonntag Mittag ist in englischer Sprache
Friday, March 16, 2012
Registration starts at 7:00 am
08:45-09:00 Address of welcome - and informations

Session Equine Cognition

Focus: social cognition/ perception/ earning/ memory/ human-horse interaction/ movement decisions/ high-level mental abilities
09:00-10:00lecture
Odberg, F. History of schooling and its relation with conditioning laws and welfareAbstractAbstract
10:00-12:00contributed talks
Isensee, A. Influence of psychological and physiological arousal in humans on horse heart rate and behaviourAbstractAbstract
Becker-Birck, M.; Heart rate and heart rate variability in the horse and its rider: different responses to training and a public equestrian performanceAbstractAbstract
Vidament, M. Temperament of stallions: relation with age, breed and level of ridersAbstractAbstract
11:00-11:20 Coffee Break
Komárková, M. Lateralized suckling in domestic horse foals (Equus caballus)AbstractAbstract
Hausberger, M. On the significance of puzzling behaviours: what do yawning and adult play tell us about horse (Equus caballus) welfare?AbstractAbstract
12:00-13:00lecture
Shultz, S. Are equid brains social? Exploring the evolution of equid social structure and social intelligenceAbstractAbstract
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:00lecture
Pick, D.; Krüger, K. Heuristics and complex decisions in man and horsesAbstractAbstract
15:00-18:00contributed talks
Sigurjonsdottir, H. How does group stability and composition affect interactions in horse groups?AbstractAbstract
Pierard, M. Agonistic and affiliative interactions in group housed riding horses (Equus caballus)AbstractAbstract
Christensen, J.W. Object habituation in horses: Voluntary vs. negatively reinforced approach to frightening stimuliAbstractAbstract
Gabor, V. Cognitive testing in Shetland ponies (Equus caballus) using a computer based learning deviceAbstractAbstract
Lovrovich, P. The human-given cues and behavioural plasticity of horses during a delayed three choice taskAbstractAbstract
Westermann, W. The contribution of horses (Equus caballus) to human health Requirements, stresses and strains, selection, training, compensation and rectificationAbstractAbstract
17:00-17:30coffee Break
Kultus, K.B. Analysis of Human-Horse-RelationAbstractAbstract
De Giorgio, F. Why isolate during training? Social learning and social cognition applied as training approach for young horses (Equus caballus)AbstractAbstract
Pokorná, M. Social learning in horsesAbstractAbstract
18:30-19:30Round table discussion: Do scientific findings correspond to common knowledge on the part of experts on horses? How do horse management and training benefit from the findings?
19:30Poster session and welcome reception, with drinks and snaks
 
 
 
Saturday, March 17, 2012

Session Equine Ecology

Focus: Social behaviour / mating systems / predator avoidance, interactions / resource allocation / habitats / movements /domestic horse husbandry and nutrition
08:00-09:00contributed talks
Bartosova, J. Nursing behaviour in pregnant domestic mares (Equus caballus): Can they cope with dual maternal investment?AbstractAbstract
Stanley, C. Mummy’s Boys: Sex Differential Maternal Offspring Relationships in Semi-feral HorsesAbstractAbstract
Dubcová, J. Impact of weaning method on weanlings’ weight gain in domestic horsesAbstractAbstract
09:00-10:00lecture
Klingel, H . Social Organisation and Social Behaviour of the EquidsAbstractAbstract
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:30contributed talks
Hinrichs, T. Group management in Active-StablesAbstractAbstract
Flauger, B. The introduction of horses into new groups: Social interactions and cortisol releaseAbstractAbstract
Erber, R. Physiological stress parameters in sport horse mares transferred from group housing to individual stablingAbstractAbstract
11:30-12:30lecture
Houpt, K.A. Horse husbandry and equine stereotypiesAbstractAbstract
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-16:10contributed talks
Wulf, M. Identification of horses – hot iron branding versus microchip transpondersAbstractAbstract
Burla, J.-B. Validation of the MSR145W Data Logger for Gait Determination in Horses (Equus caballus)AbstractAbstract
Mezei, A. Analysis of eventing competition results of Hungarian SporthorsesAbstractAbstract
Posta, J. Genetic evaluation of competition years, as a kind of measurement of durability in Hungarian show-jumping horsesAbstractAbstract
Ahmadinejad, M. Common injuries in athletic horses in Tehran‘s riding clubsAbstractAbstract
Bahman, M. The prevalence of parascaris equorum in Tehran's riding clubsAbstractAbstract
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
Bartos, L. Promiscuous behaviour disrupts pregnancy block in domestic horse (Equus caballus) mares: A counterstrategy against possible male infanticideAbstractAbstract
Ralston, S. Trainability and reactivity of Mustang Horses (Equus Equus) fed Forage-Based Total Mixed (TMR) rations with or without added grainAbstractAbstract
Hampson, B. The effect of a novel dynamic feeding system on horse behavior and movementAbstractAbstract
Aldridge, B. Recent Molecular Advances in Equine Nutrition - from Test Tube to PracticeAbstractAbstract
17:20-18:20lecture
Russell, M.A. Solving Current Domestic Horse Nutrition ChallengesAbstractAbstract
19:30 Konferenz Dinner
 
 
 
Sunday, March 18, 2012

Session Wild Equid Husbandry and Management

Focus: Wild life management with horses in renaturation projects.
08:30-09:30lecture
Rubenstein, D. Wild Equid Movements: Impacts of Habitat Quality, Predation Pressure and LeadershipAbstractAbstract
09:30-11:30contributed talks
Bouskila, A. Group composition and behavior of reintroduced Equus hemionus near a water source in the Negev DesertAbstractAbstract
Bouskila, A. Leadership roles in movements of free-roaming Konik horses (Equus caballus) in a Dutch reserveAbstractAbstract
10:10-10:40 Coffee Break
Spasskaya, N.N. Results of investigations of an island population of the feral horse (Rostov Region, Russia)AbstractAbstract
Kampmann, S. Population dynamics of Australian feral horses in a semiarid environmentAbstractAbstract
Hampson, B.A. Distances travelled by feral horses in ‘outback’ AustraliaAbstractAbstract
Hillgruber, F. Humans and Horses 300.000 years ago - An approach to public presentation in the research and experience centre Schöningen spearsAbstractAbstract
12:00-13:00Round table discussion: Welfare of equids in parks and renaturation projects: A combined approach with conventional and wild equid science.
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
 
 
 
Attention: Public part of conference in German - Der folgende Teil ist in deutscher Sprache
Sonntag,

14:00-15:00
Klingel, H . Soziale Organisation und Sozialverhalten der EquidenAbstractAbstract
15:00-17:00
Stucke, D. "Animal Welfare Indicators (AWIN) - Erforschung von Schmerzindikatoren am Pferd"AbstractAbstract
Krüger, K. Konfliktlösungsstrategien der Menschen und PferdeAbstractAbstract
15:45-16:15 Kaffee Pause
Hinrichs, T. Gruppen Management in Aktiv StällenAbstractAbstract
Zeitler-Feicht, M.H. Checkpunkte für eine tiergerechte Fütterung von Pferden an AbrufautomatenAbstractAbstract
Kultus, K. Untersuchungen zur Mensch-Pferd-BeziehungAbstractAbstract
Westermann, K. Das Therapiepferd: Was macht es so besonders und wertvoll?AbstractAbstract
Reuber, W. Kennen Pferde ihren Namen?AbstractAbstract
17:15-18:00 Filmdarbietung
Zimmermann, W.; Operation unterm KranichhimmelAbstractAbstract
18:00-19:00
The conference language will be English - the public day will be in German
 
 
 
Social Activity
Monday, March 19, 2012
08:00-20:00 Tour, Palaces for Horses and Humans
- Visiting the Hit Aktivstall Gut Kastensee, Lunch, visiting Palace Neuschwanstein
Poster Presentations
Ahmadinejad, M. Promotion of stud management using equine applied science programs Mohsen A. Nejad University of applied science and technology, Tehran, IranAbstractAbstract
Bahman, M. The prevalence of parascaris equorum in Tehran's riding clubsAbstractAbstract
Berger, A. Project on paternal effects to the cognitive and social development of the offspring on feral horses (Equus caballus)AbstractAbstract
Berger, A. How to come together best? - Studies on integration processes of Przewalski horses into new groups (Equus ferus przewalskii)AbstractAbstract
Dalla Costa, E. A study on inter-observer reliability of castration pain assessment in horsesAbstractAbstract
Ermilina, J.A. Dominance hierarchy in feral horses in Rostov RegionAbstractAbstract
Flauger, B. Social feeding decisions in horses (Equus caballus)AbstractAbstract
Hall, C. Picture recognition of con-specifics and facial expression in the horse (Equus caballus)AbstractAbstract
Hori, Y. Are there breed difference in referential behavior in horses (Equus caballus)?AbstractAbstract
Lojek, J. Certain factors influencing the condition of free-ranging Konik Polski horses (Equus caballus) in the Bierza National ParkAbstractAbstract
Maros, K. Approaching a horse, approaching a human: Tolerating and seeking human contact in pastured horsesAbstractAbstract
Mshelia, W.P. Husbandry and Management Practices in Domestic horses in Northern Nigeria and their Clinical ImplicationsAbstractAbstract
Novotný, F. Differences of biochemical and haematological indices in the aging process in cold-blooded horses Norik Muráň typeAbstractAbstract
Owen, H. The use of GPS to measure feeding behaviour and activity patterns in the horse (Equus caballus)AbstractAbstract
Krueger, K. Third-party interventionAbstractAbstract
Ralston, S. Trainability and reactivity of Mustang Horses (Equus Equus) fed Forage-Based Total Mixed (TMR) rations with or without added grainAbstractAbstract
Spasskaya, N.N. Results of investigations of an island population of the feral horse (Rostov Region, Russia)AbstractAbstract
Stanley, C. Mummy’s Boys: Sex Differential Maternal Offspring Relationships in Semi-feral HorsesAbstractAbstract
Takimoto, A.; Do horses (Equus caballus) show a preference for a fair person?AbstractAbstract
Theodoropoulou, P. Prevalence of stereotypies amongst Thoroughbred race horses (Equus caballus) in GreeceAbstractAbstract
Waiblinger, S. Human and horse behaviour during veterinary treatmentsAbstractAbstract



































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