The WEN library includes articles from the Equilibre and Wild Equus Netwok archive.
The social life of feral horses – A review of equine social life.
Social Interactions (Si) – A deeper look at complex social behavior in horses as part of our Ethogram Project
Affiliative behavior in Equus caballus – A look into the glue that binds horse groups.
Huddling in horses – Horses often bunch together when in rest, forming tight or loose huddling formations.
Feral Horses – Wild horse populations around the world are actually feral: of domestic ancestry. Unfortuantely the term “feral” often brings about negative connotations.
Tarpan: A “Heck” of a story – A story on the modern day Tarpan-like breeds.
Caging horses – Stabling is usual in the horse world but it is far from natural.
Horse behaviour: generalizations from observations of one population? – A suggestion on not imposing generalizations. Similar is not equivalent to same.
Lichen licking in feral Pottokas – Horses ingest more than we think.
Blind Men & Elephant parable – Used to illustrate how biases can blind us, preventing us from seeking a more complete understanding on the nature of things.
Herding behavior – Stallions attempt to maintain group cohesion and direction with typical behavior.
Group specific behavior as a basis for equine culture – There is growing evidence for culture in animals other than man.
Xenophon – On Horses – As far back as ancient Greece, the care for horses was paramount.
Clever Hans the wonderhorse – An article about ‘Hans’ the horse that changed science.
There are also artciles related to our Ethogram Project: Social Interactions (Si) – Maintenance Behaviour (M) – Play Behaviour (P) – Social Behaviour (S) – Rest (Re) – Ingestion (ing) – Huddling (hd) – Affiliative (af)
- A snippet on habituation
- On eagles and horses
- Entendiendo a los caballos
- Tras las huellas del caballo criollo Ecuatoriano – Javier Solis
- Champ, el semental salva una potra de ahogarse
- Altanero and the fly catcher
- Koniks at Oostvaardersplassen
- Jenofonte – On horsemanship (Castellano)
- The art of over-simplifying an over-simplification!
- Zebra affairs – flies and stripes
- Feral Horses – Venezuela Project
- Furry tails, myths & lore
- An Understanding of Horse