Potential for Breeding Stallions to be kept Together – study June 08 2013

A stable hierarchy could be measured after two to three months

Breeding stallions could potentially be kept together in large pastures, a Swiss study has shown.

The researchers found that the frequency of fighting-related behaviours decreased quickly among the stallions in their study when they were pastured together and was at a minimal level from the fourth day.

They suggested that pasturing stallions together had the potential to increase horse welfare and reduce labour associated with horse management. Read more...http://horsetalk.co.nz/2013/03/11/potential-for-breeding-stallions-kept-together/#axzz2VbyOEBZR