There is a considerable degree of precision in determining the age of horses, up to about the age of 15. Age determination is made by studying the bottom teeth on the lower jaw, the six front teeth, called incisors.
Western Horseman and Cowboy Artists of America invite you to enter your best drawing or painting in our 2021 youth art contest. All artwork must depict Western horses as the subject. Three age divisions: 8 and under; 9 to 13; and 14 to 18. Entry deadline, Friday, April 30, 2021.
Do less dominant horses get to eat less? Or do they simply spend more time foraging to make up for any shortfalls in eating time?
No other animal walks on a single digit, or toe, making the equine hoof a truly exceptional piece of anatomy. Learn more about the inner workings of your horse’s hoof.
Is your horse the leader of the pack or at the bottom of the heap? The latter might not be a bad thing, explains the team from Equine Science Talk International in their latest discussion on horse behaviour.
Some of the world’s leading riders and their horses are featured in a newly launched mobile eventing game that takes participants to the heart of the world’s most famous three-day events. Equestriad World Tour is a free to play mobile title that puts players into the world of equine care and equestrian sports.
“Functional Anatomy of the Back” is the latest course on offer from the FEI’s Equine Athlete Hub. The horse’s back plays a central role in almost every aspect of equine biomechanics. The interactions between muscles of the neck, back, trunk and pelvis play a crucial role in making horses the superb athletes that they are.
Researchers observed horses in three scenarios with unfamiliar humans armed with carrots. They found the horses reacted differently based on the humans’ intentions.
Sara Yarger developed a revolutionary product for para-equestrians which has the potential to impact the lives of millions of people with and without disabilities. She designed MagnaHalter, an easy to use horse halter, with the dual purpose of giving greater independence to para-equestrians and making horseback riding more accessible to people with disabilities.
Equine adventurer, trainer, and author Tik Maynard got the chance to watch a “scenting” horse used for search and rescue in action. Here’s what happens when you let a horse follow her nose.