A former postdoctoral researcher at the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, used motion-activated cameras to capture over 11,000 images of Przewalski’s horses using abandoned structures as shelters, particularly barns, that were deserted after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident.
When reading about feeding horses, one often sees nutritionists refer to a “maintenance diet.” What does this mean, and how do you know whether a horse falls into this category?
What difference would it make to the horse if he wins or loses? An equine behaviourist weighs in.
The world’s governing equestrian body praised a climate-friendly scheme by a Finnish equestrian event to generate all its electricity needs from horse manure.
If you are interested in horses and possible career paths in the equine industry, then the annual Equine Career Night is for you! Held at the University of Guelph on March 5, 2020 between 7 and 9 PM.
Horse Racing Alberta has partnered with Equine Guelph to offer their license holders online industry training on The Horse Portal. The partnership offers trainers, grooms, owners, jockeys, drivers and other current license holders significant savings on short online courses that aim to give their racehorses a competitive edge.
There are numerous types of bridles that have been manufactured for different disciplines. However, they’re all based on the basic bridle: the snaffle bridle (English), or the traditional Western bridle (headstall). The differences between these two are the pressure points that each places on the horse’s head.
The Equine Behaviour Assessment and Research Questionnaire (E-BARQ) collects anonymous data for horse behavior researchers, veterinarians, coaches and owners. It’s a not-for-profit project that allows the global horse-folk community to donate their observational data to the University of Sydney and gain useful benefits in return. Both vets and owners can log a horse’s physical, mental…
Electric vehicles are sure to have a bright future, but what do horses think of these whisper-quiet vehicles as they glide past?
The Jockey Club announced that applications are now open for its two college scholarships. The scholarships total $21,000 and will be awarded for the academic year that begins in the fall of 2020. The scholarship is awarded to a student who is pursuing a bachelor’s degree or higher at any university and has demonstrated interest…