Under construction: I will be adding to this bibliography as blogs are posted.

All citations of literature are listed first in alphabetical order of authors and second chronological order by date of publication.


Appleby M., 2008. Eating Our Future: The Environmental Impact of Industrial Animal Agriculture.  World Society for the Protection of Animals

Berger, J. 1983. Ecology and catastrophic mortality in wild horses: Implications for interpreting fossil assemblages. Science, 220, 1403-1404.

Berger, J. 1986. Wild horses of the Great Basin. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Boyd, L. (1979) The mare-foal demography of feral horses in Wyoming’s Red Desert. In Symposium on the Ecology and Behavior of Wild and Feral Equids (Denniston, R.H., ed), pp. 185-204, University of Wyoming, Laramie.

Cameron, E., Linklater, W., Minot, E. & Stafford, K. 2001. Population dynamics 1994-98, and management of Kaimanawa wild horses. Wellington, New Zealand: Science & Research Unit, Science, Technology and Information Services, Department of Conservation.

Cameron, E. Z., Setsaas, T. & Linklater, W. L. Social bonds between unrelated females increase reproductive success in feral horses. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106, 13850-13853 (2009).

Clutton-Brock J., 2012. Animals as Domesticates. Michigan State University Press

Conley, W. 1979. The potential for increase in horse and ass populations: a theoretical analysis. In: Symposium on the ecology and behavior of wild and feral equids (Ed. by R. H. Denniston), pp. 221-234. University of Wyoming, Laramie: University of Wyoming, Laramie.

Cook, C.W. (1975) Wild horses and burros: a new management problem. Rangeman’s Journal 2, 19-21.

Department of Conservation (1995) Kaimanawa Wild Horses Plan. Department of Conservation, Wanganui Conservancy

Diamond J., 1999. Guns, Germs, and Steel. W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.

Eberhardt, L. L., Majorowicz, A. K. & Wilcox, J. A. 1982. Apparent rates of increase for two feral horse herds. Journal of Wildlife Management, 46, 367-374.

Garrott, R. A. 1991a. Bias in ageing feral horses. Journal of Range Management, 44, 611-613.

Garrott, R. A. 1991b. Feral horse fertility control: Potential and limitations. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 19, 52-58.

Garrott, R. & Taylor, L. 1990. Dynamics of a feral horse population in Montana. Journal of Wildlife Management, 54, 603-612.

Goodloe, R.B.,Warren, R.J., Osborn, D.A., Hall, C. 2000. Population characteristics of feral horses on Cumberland Island, Goergia and their management implications. Journal of Wildlife Management 64, 114-121.

Green, N.; Green, H. In The wild horse population of stone cabin valley, Nevada: A preliminary report, Proceedings of the National Wild Horse Forum, University of Nevada, Reno, 1977; University of Nevada, Reno, pp 59-65.

Greger, P. D. & Romney, E. M. 1999. High foal mortality limits growth of a desert feral horse population in Nevada. Great Basin Naturalist, 59, 374-379.

Keiper RR: Population dynamics of feral ponies. In Symposium on the ecology and behavior of feral and wild equids; University of Wyoming, Laramie. Edited by Denniston RH. University of Wyoming, Laramie; 1979: 175-183.

Keiper, R.R. and Houpt, K. (1984) Reproduction in feral horses: An eight year study. American Journal of Veterinary Research 45, 991-995.

Linklater W.L., 2000. Adaptive explanation in socio-ecology: lessons from the Equidae. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 75, 1-20.

Linklater, W.L.,  Cameron, E.Z., Stafford, K.J., Minot, E.O. 2001. Estimating Kaimanawa feral horse population size and growth. Science & Research Unit, Science, Technology and Information Services, Department of Conservation.

Linklater W.L. & Cameron E.Z., 2002. Escape behaviour of feral horses during a helicopter count. Wildlife Research, 29: 221-224.

Linklater W.L. & Cameron E.Z., 2009. Social dispersal but with philopatry reveals incest avoidance in a polygynous ungulate. Animal Behaviour 77, 1085-1093.


Linklater, W. L., Cameron, E. Z., Minot, E. O. & Stafford, K. J. 1999. Stallion harassment and the mating system of horses. Animal Behaviour 58, 295-306.

Linklater, W.L.,Cameron, E.Z., Minot, E.O., Stafford, K.J. 2004. Feral horse demography and population growth in the Kaimanawa Ranges, New Zealand. Wildlife Research 31: 119-128.

Palmer, G. H. et al. 2013. Using Science to Improve the BLM Wild Horse and Burro Program: A Way Forward: The National Academies Press.

Parker, R. 2013. Equine Science, 4th edn. New York: Delmar Cengage Learning.

Rogers, G.M. (1991) Kaimanawa feral horses and their environmental impacts. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 15, 49-64.

Scorolli, A.L. and Cazorla, A.C.L. 2010. Demography of feral horses (Equus caballus): a long-term study in Tornquist Park, Argentina. Wildlife Research 37: 207-214.

Seal, U.S. and Plotka, E.D. (1983) Age-specific pregnancy rates in feral horses. Journal of Wildlife Management 47, 422-429.

Siniff, D., et al. (1982) Wild Horse Survival and Foaling Rates: Final Report to BLM (Contract AA851-CTO-52). University of Minnesota.

Siniff, D. B., Tester, J. R. & McMahon, G. L. 1986. Foaling rate and survival of feral horses in Western Nevada. Journal of Range Management 39, 296-297.

Wolfe, M. L. 1980. Feral horse demography: a preliminary report. Journal of Range Management, 33, 354-360.


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