Use of auditory enrichment to improve equine wellbeing and performance by Dr V. Tamara Montrose, Animal Welfare Research & Knowledge Exchange Arena, University Centre Hartpury, Enhancing wellbeing and performance are two key aims when working with horses. Horses are used in an array of disciplines and housed in a variety of management conditions with differing exercise regimes. Regardless of the husbandry or use of the horse, enhancing their welfare is an important consideration. One method by which this can be done is via the use of sensory enrichment. Sensory enrichment is a form of environmental enrichment where auditory, olfactory or...

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