Research

The Brooke regularly publishes its work in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. Here is a selection of articles:

Pritchard, JC. (2010, in press) Animal traction and transport in the 21st Century: Getting the priorities right

Burn CC, Dennison TL, Whay HR (2010) Relationships between behaviour and health in working horses, donkeys, and mules in developing countries

Pritchard, J.C., Burn, C.C., Barr, A.R.S. & Whay, H.R. (2009) Haematological and serum biochemical reference values for working horses in Pakistan

Burn CC, Dennison TL, Whay HR (2009) Environmental and demographic risk factors for poor welfare in working horses, donkeys and mules in developing countries

Broster, C. E., Burn, C. C., Barr, A. R. S. & Whay, H. R. (2009) The range and prevalence of pathological abnormalities associated with lameness in working horses from developing countries

Burn, C.C., Pritchard, J.C. & Whay H.R. (2009) Observer reliability for working equine welfare assessment: problems with high prevalences

Pritchard, J.C., Burn, C.C., Barr, A.R.S. & Whay, H.R. (2008) Validity of indicators of dehydration in working horses: a longitudinal study of changes in skin tent duration, mucous membrane dryness and drinking behaviour

 

Other peer-reviewed articles and conference papers produced or funded by the Brooke:

  • Burn, C.C., Pritchard, J.C., Farajat, M., Twaissi, A.A. & Whay, H.R. (2008) Risk factors for strap-related lesions in working donkeys at the World Heritage site of Petra, Jordan. The Veterinary Journal 178, 261 – 269
  • Pritchard, J.C., Barr, A.R.S. & Whay, H.R. (2007) Repeatability of a skin tent test for dehydration in working horses and donkeys. Animal Welfare 16 (2), 181 - 183
  • Pritchard, J.C., Barr, A.R.S. & Whay, H.R. (2006) Validity of a behavioural measure of heat stress and a skin tent test for dehydration in working horses and donkeys. Equine Veterinary Journal 38, 433-438
  • Whay, H.R. (2006) The journey to animal welfare improvement. Animal Welfare 16 (2), 117 – 122
  • Ashley, F.H., Waterman-Pearson, A.E & Whay, H.R (2005) Behavioural assessment of pain in horses and donkeys: Application to clinical practice and research.   Equine Veterinary Journal 37, 565-575
  • Pritchard, J.C., Lindberg, A.C., Main, D.C.J & Whay, H.R. (2005) Assessment of the welfare of working horses, mules and donkeys using health and behavior parameters. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 69. 265-283

Commentaries/ responses to other journal articles:

  • Pritchard, J.C., & Whay, H.R. (2010) Heat stress, climate change and animal welfare. Vet Record. Jun 19; 166(25):798.


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