Dr. Katherine A. Houpt will present: “Stable Vices: Theirs or Ours? Abnormal Behavior in Horses.” In this seminar, Dr. Houpt, who is the James Law Professor Emeritus of Behavior Medicine at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), will discuss common stereotypies in domestic horses, including potential causes, treatments and management strategies.
Dr. Houpt received her VMD and Ph.D. in Behavioral Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research is focused on domestic animal welfare, equid behavior and physiological basis of equine ingestive and maternal behavior.
This seminar is part of CVM’s Equine Seminar Series, and will be presented on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, from 6-7 p.m. Eastern Time via Zoom. Please register in advance: https://bit.ly/ESS-Sept2023
The Cornell Equine Seminar Series is presented by the Cornell University Equine Hospital, the New York State 4-H Horse Program and Cornell Cooperative Extension. Held monthly, equine experts present on important equine health and management topics. The event is free and open to the public.
For additional information about the college, see the College of Veterinary Medicine news website.