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1

What might a stereotypy be a coping mechanism for?

Barren environments
Threatening situations

2

What problems can arise from wind sucking?

Stomach dilation and bloat
Colic
Chronic aerophagia reduced feed intake

3

What is anhedonia?

Inability to pursue and partake in usually pleasurable activities

4

What are horse stereotypies predisposed by?

Both environmental and physical factors:
Frustration of foraging behaviour
Gastro intestinal discomfort
Social frustration