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Table 1 Owners responses to part (C) questions (temperament scale questions)

From: Relationship of horse temperament with breed, age, sex, and body characteristics: a questionnaire-based study

Questions Mean Scale frequency
Percent
General orientation
Totally agree Agree May agree To some extent Somewhat May disagree Disagree Strongly disagree Totally disagree
The horse looks to become nervous or agitated by new items, noises 3.39 39
46.4
8
9.5
7
8.3
4
4.8
4
4.8
5
6.0
4
4.8
2
2.4
11
13.1
May agree
The horse concentrate on target and unaffected by the environment 2.52 45
54.2
14
16.9
7
8.4
4
4.8
2
2.4
2
2.4
1
1.2
2
2.4
6
7.2
Agree
The horse looks to be at ease if left solo away from the herd. 2.88 40
50.6
6
7.6
12
15.2
6
7.6
3
3.8
1
1.3
1
1.3
2
2.5
8
10.1
Agree
The horse could be trained easily. 2.65 43
51.2
14
16.7
6
7.1
5
6.0
4
4.8
3
3.6
2
2.%
1
1.2
6
7.1
Agree
The horse looks to get energized easily or reacts too quickly to new stimuli 3.48 30
36.1
16
19.3
8
9.6
6
7.2
4
4.8
2
2.4
2
2.4
2
2.4
13
15.7
May agree
The horse looks to be never aggressive or frightful of individual 1.98 61
71.8
11
12.9
0
0.0
2
2.4
2
2.4
2
2.4
3
3.5
1
1.2
3
3.5
Totally agree
The horse looks to be concentrated in novel objects and approaches them 3.24 36
43.4
10
12.0
11
13.3
4
4.8
5
6.0
3
3.6
2
2.4
1
1.2
11
13.3
May agree
The horse looks to remember what it was trained 1.91 54
64.3
14
16.7
7
8.3
2
2.4
1
1.2
3
3.6
0
0.0
0
0ز0
3
3.6
Totally agree
The horse looks to get fearful to an unusual extent 3.89 27
32.1
10
11.9
8
9.5
6
7.1
10
11.9
4
4.8
4
4.8
5
6.0
10
11.9
May agree
The horse looks to be cooperative with a caretaker when handled 2.37 49
59.0
13
15.7
6
7.2
2
2.4
2
2.4
1
1.2
4
4.8
2
2.4
4
4.8
Agree
The horse looks to be unstable from day to day. 4.52 23
27.1
5
5.9
9
10.6
9
10.6
10
11.8
3
3.5
6
7.1
1
1.2
19
22.4
To some extent
The horse looks to be tenacious once it resists a command. 4.08 28
32.9
9
10.6
13
15.3
5
5.9
3
3.5
3
3.5
2
2.4
3
3.5
19
22.4
To some extent
The horse looks to be easygoing in general. 3.22 40
47.6
10
11.9
6
7.1
4
4.8
5
6.0
3
3.6
4
4.8
2
2.4
10
11.9
May agree
The horse looks to be attentive about vicinities. 2.29 47
56.0
15
17.9
7
8.3
3
3.6
2
2.4
4
4.8
1
1.2
3
3.6
2
2.4
Agree
The horse looks to be patient 2.9 34
40.5
15
17.9
7
8.3
10
11.9
9
10.7
1
1.2
2
2.4
0
0.0
6
7.1
Agree
The horse looks to socialize with other horses in a friendly way 3.9 28
35.0
8
10.0
7
8.8
5
6.3
9
11.3
5
6.3
3
3.8
3
3.8
12
15.0
May agree
The horse looks to be dominant in fighting with other horses. 3.7 26
33.8
6
7.8
10
13.0
6
7.8
11
14.3
3
3.9
6
7.8
2
2.6
7
9.1
May agree
The horse looks to get surprised in an easy manner. 3.75 30
37.5
5
6.3
9
11.3
11
13.8
5
6.3
3
3.8
1
1.3
5
6.3
11
13.8
May agree
The horse looks to be lacks bravery in new environments. 4.47 20
23.5
8
9.4
12
14.1
9
10.6
9
10.6
2
2.4
3
3.5
4
4.7
18
21.2
To some extent
The horse can be load easily into a trailer. 3.4 38
45.2
9
10.7
8
9.5
1
1.2
7
8.3
4
4.8
3
3.6
2
2.4
12
14.3
May agree
  1. Results are represented as mean, frequency, and the percent of respondent