Francesco De Giorgio is member at Netherlands Society for Behavioural Biology (NVG), at Italian Society for Veterinary Physiology (SoFiVet) and at International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE).
Francesco De Giorgio is an italian ethologist and applied behaviour researcher, currently living in the Netherlands and working both in Italy as in the Netherlands. He is Guest Lecturer of Equine Cognition in several universities and his special field of research is applied social learning in horses. He is a scientist but also a practical man, having a band of eight horses with his partner in life and work José Maria Schoorl.
Baragli P., Mariti C., De Giorgio F., Petri L., Sighieri C., 2011. Does attention make the difference? Horses’ response to human stimulus after 2 different training strategies. Journal of Veterinary Behavior
Baragli P., De Giorgio F., Mariti C., Martelli F., Sighieri C., 2007. Practical consideration on stimuli modulation using a “round pen technique” for horse training. VII Italian Veterinary Physiology Conference.
Baragli P., Mariti C., De Giorgio F., Basile C., Sighieri C., 2006. Assessment of the behaviour and haltering work time in young unhandled horses: influence of three different training methods. Proceedings of the 2nd International Equitation Science Symposium.
Baragli P., Mariti C., De Giorgio F., Sighieri C., 2008. Stimulus` perception in horses: Using Heart Rate (HR) as an appropriate indicator. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference of the International Society for Equitation Science.
De Giorgio F., Schoorl J., 2012. Why isolate during training? Social learning and social cognition applied as training approach for young horses (Equus caballus). Proceedings International Equine Science Meeting
De Giorgio F., Schoorl J., Saviani G., Palandri L., Tonarelli E. 2012. Equine social cognition; differences in the social exploratory process comparing free-roaming and domestic horses. Proceedings Winter Meeting “Cognition in the Wild”, Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour
Mariti C. , Baragli P. , De Giorgio F., Gazzano A., Basile C., Sighieri C. 2007. Influence of training methods on horse behaviour. VII Italian Veterinary Physiology Conference.
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