publication . Article . 2015

Impact Of Equestrian Tourism On The Environment

Ioan Petroman;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 May 2015 Journal: Scientific Papers Animal Science and Biotechnologies (issn: 1841-9364, eissn: 2344-4576, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Agroprint Timisoara
Abstract
Considereda sub-sector of horse raisin units, equestrian tourism is a form of moderntourism very popular among the young people as both an entertainingrecreational and adventure activity and a form of animal therapy in thetreatment and rehabilitation of autistic children; it is also a sub-type ofrural tourism, adventure tourism, or ecological tourism. Equestrian tourismpracticed without management strategies can have both positive and negativeeffects on the environment: it can affect roads by soil compaction, vegetationby the introduction of invasive plant species, and tourists by the noise andsmell. In order to reduce the negative effects on the environment, we...
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free text keywords: Agriculture, S, Technology, T, Science, Q
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