Horses described by their handlers as passive, stubborn, and confident rather than intelligent, curious, and playful appeared to cope better with the demands of police horse life, researchers learned.
The way horses see the world is almost entirely differently to that of humans — from the distances they can see, to the colors they can process.
What should I feed my horse? Equine nutritionists look both to research and their own experience to answer this question.
Anyone familiar with horses knows the overriding importance of body language for them. Horses communicate much more through postures, gestures and expressions than they do with their vocal cords.
Canadian youth between the ages of 3 and 16 can enter Canada’s Horse Day 2019 National Drawing Contest for the chance to win exciting prizes!
Researchers from Russia and South Korea are in the process of cloning a 42,000-year-old horse that has been extinct for around 4,000 years. The young horse, which was only about two weeks old when it died, has been almost perfectly preserved in the frozen soil of a Siberian crater.
A study published this week in the journal Animals explores how the make-up of groups affects the welfare of horses kept at pasture, finding that certain combinations create higher aggression levels.
Have you ever wondered if your horse prefers to be scratched or patted as a reward? Well, a group of scientists in England had just that thought. The issue of patting versus scratching hadn’t been previously addressed in scientific studies. Here’s what they found.
A Cheltenham Festival Gold Cup-winning jockey and an expert in equine biomechanics break down what happens each time a horse jumps.
Could motion sickness make a horse reluctant to load and cause him to scramble in the trailer? Find out what the research says.