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Even pastured horses get the blues. More specifically, pastured horses are prone to developing stereotypies such as cribbing and weaving, suggested researchers during a recent Australasian Equine Science Symposium (AESS).*“Stereotypies are repetitive, purposeless behaviors that are widely considered an indicator of welfare issues,” explained Kathleen Crandell, Ph.D., a Kentucky Equine Research (KER) nutritionist.