publication . Article . 1999

The role of the horse in Europe. Editorial

Goodwin, D.; Davidson, N.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 1999
  • Country: United States
The horse has a unique place in European society. Historically, it has played a major part in shaping political and agricultural advances. Today, the horse has diverse roles ranging from the companion and leisure horse, to the sporting athlete. The horse continues to work on the land in many European countries, it serves in the police and the armed forces, and in some regions is a source of food. This has resulted in a vast range of horse-human interactions and relationships. Despite the long association between man and the horse we still have a great deal to learn about their behaviour and the constraints that domestication has placed on them. The WATHAM Sympos...
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