Canadian youth between the ages of 3 and 16 can enter Canada’s Horse Day 2019 National Drawing Contest for the chance to win exciting prizes!
Researchers from Russia and South Korea are in the process of cloning a 42,000-year-old horse that has been extinct for around 4,000 years. The young horse, which was only about two weeks old when it died, has been almost perfectly preserved in the frozen soil of a Siberian crater.
A study published this week in the journal Animals explores how the make-up of groups affects the welfare of horses kept at pasture, finding that certain combinations create higher aggression levels.
Have you ever wondered if your horse prefers to be scratched or patted as a reward? Well, a group of scientists in England had just that thought. The issue of patting versus scratching hadn’t been previously addressed in scientific studies. Here’s what they found.
A Cheltenham Festival Gold Cup-winning jockey and an expert in equine biomechanics break down what happens each time a horse jumps.
Could motion sickness make a horse reluctant to load and cause him to scramble in the trailer? Find out what the research says.
Cal Poly students of all majors are able to take the Foaling Enterprise (ASCI 290) course.The department’s materials describe the class as having students actively participate in multiple components of mare care, 24-hour foal watch, assisting with foaling, and all aspects of neo-natal care. After the birth of the foals, students handle and halter-train them while…
In this new FEI video, Vaulting pros Ali Divita and Mari Inouye show us how to tack up a horse for Vaulting, guiding us through the variations in equipment and advising us as to best practice.
Researchers have charted the development of dynamic balance in foals, saying their findings will be useful for vets when looking to deal with problems in this area. The researchers said newborn foals tended to splay their limbs, increasing the width of their base of support. This is thought to be a compensation for poor balance and…
When 3rd grader Payton Shaffer’s teacher assigned a Kindness Project, Payton knew exactly what she wanted to do—raise money for horses in need.