Equine Distance Learning

Equine Distance Learning

Based in England, Equine Distance Learning (EDL) is an organization providing online horse care courses that are professionally written, easy to follow and study, and offer excellent student support. Online distance learning allows you to study at home in your own time and at your own pace to improve your knowledge of all things related…

mare foal behaviour

Mare and Foal Behaviour Study

Have you ever watched a mare and her foal together? Newborn foals tend to stay close to their mother’s side. Over time, as the foal gets older, they venture further apart. Researchers in Japan were curious about how this distance changes over time. To study mare and foal behaviour, they attached GPS devices to the halters on…

equine scholarships

Dressage4Kids Equine Scholarships

Dressage4Kids, Inc. offers extensive equine scholarships and professional development programs. Some programs help young adult riders enhance their horsemanship skills and competition experience and introduce them to career opportunities in the equine industry. Other programs provide networking or financial assistance to aspiring and current young professionals to further develop their repertoire of training, coaching, competition,…

Keeneland January Sale 2018 – Horse Lover’s Math

Unlike Keeneland’s September sale which offers only yearlings, Keeneland’s January sale is an all ages sale. This year’s catalog included six hundred seventy-seven broodmares and broodmare prospects, six hundred twenty-eight short yearlings, two hundred sixty-four horses of racing age, and thirteen stallions. Horse Talk – short yearling: a yearling horse that has just turned a year…