The AQHA Ranching Heritage Young Horse Development Program allows AQHYA members to learn the fundamentals of horsemanship and compete for scholarships. The priority deadline to apply for the 2022 AQHA Ranching Heritage Young Horse Development program is August 15, 2021, with a final deadline of October 1, 2021, to apply.
Start fast, but save enough energy for a final kick. That’s the ideal strategy to win short-distance horse races, according to the first mathematical model to calculate how horses use up energy in races. The researchers say the approach could be used to identify customized pacing plans that, in theory, would optimize individual horses’ chances…
Thanks to recent equine neuroscience research, we’re gaining true understanding of the connection between equine brain function and effective training.
Despite the spatial and social restrictions it causes, single stall housing is still common in sport and riding school horses, leading to the emergence of abnormal behaviours such as stereotypic or abnormal repetitive behaviours. This study compares the behaviours of horses maintained for a long time in two types of stalls differing mostly in the…
A scale to assess the level of pain in horses with colic has been put to the test in two equine hospitals, proving to be feasible, reliable, quick, and easy to use.
It’s winter foaling season and the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Association expanded their live foal cam program to highlight two farms, so you can keep an eye on the next generation of Standardbreds and Thoroughbreds.
The old stereotype of hot-headed chestnut mares is unfounded, according to research. Chestnut horses are no more likely to be naughty than bays, reveals a study carried out in Australia.
Chris Duffy and Falynn Koch have a new American history graphic novel with a bit of a difference. It’s not about the people who settled the land, or those who were there before, but of the horses that also made the journey.
This BBC radio show features a discussion of the origins of horses, the extinction of those in the New World in the Ice Age, and their domestication after crossing the land bridge into Asia.
Researchers measured horses’ facial sensitivity to touch, pressure, and heat. The results could help diagnose cases of equine idiopathic headshaking and improve welfare.