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…
According to a new study, horses show behavioural signs of poor welfare while housed in box stalls, regardless of their “enrichment” status. And the longer they’re confined, the more extreme those signs get.
The Jockey Club Scholarship provides $15,000 ($7,500 per semester) to a student who is pursuing a bachelor’s degree or higher at any university and has demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in the Thoroughbred industry.
Students who have always dreamed of traveling to the Emerald Isle and have an interest in horses, now may have the chance through an embedded course, Animal Science ANSC 499. “Ireland’s Equine Industry: A Global Perspective into the Horse World” will be offered for the first time at Penn State in the spring 2020 semester.
Many horse owners are very committed to the regular and timely deworming of their horses. Oral paste dewormers have become a major staple in stables, tack shops, feed outlets and veterinary pharmacies and are readily available to the horse owner. Although this availability of paste and gel dewormers does seem ideal, the traditional practices of…
Timber Thomson, a graduate student at Sam Houston State University, evaluated a calming supplement containing citrus oil, magnesium, and yeast. In her study she compared seven young horses that received the supplement with seven young horses that did not (the controls). All horses were in a four-day-a-week training program throughout the two-month study period. The…
The Service Mounts program at Asbury is the only student-led police horse training program in the country. Students take horses through roughly three years of training before selling them.
If you’ve ever seen videos of horses opening locked gates and doors, sometimes even to let their friends out with them, you’ve seen scientific history in the making. Researchers found that horses can teach themselves to open a variety of locks and latches.
Catering to students of all levels, from beginners to the world’s most competitive riders, these five international schools offer a wide range of opportunities for students who love horses.