Special Issue "Performance Horse Welfare: From Good Training to Appropriate Behaviour"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (20 December 2018) | Viewed by 26745
Interests: equine internal and sports medicine; exercise physiology; horse behavior and welfare; equitation science; animal behavior and welfare; animal transport; human-animal interaction; animal welfare science
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Special Issue in Animals: Horse Transport
This Special Issue welcomes the submission of full manuscripts of abstracts presented at the 14th International Society for Equitation Science Conference and other manuscripts related to the topics. Manuscripts reporting research related to good training, good feeding, good housing, good health, appropriate behaviour, and the human-horse relationship will be considered with the aim to enhance and safeguard the welfare and the health of the performance horses during training and non-training periods.
Dr. Barbara Padalino
Prof. Sue M. McDonnell
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Animals is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1800 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.