Group Housing Could Benefit Performance Horses

Is group housing a viable option for performance horses? Some trainers think not, believing group housing delays recovery and impairs performance. Swedish researchers set out to discover if this is true, carrying out an experiment involving eight adult Standardbred trotters.

Is Your Horse Hurting?

Somewhat unique among other species in the animal kingdom, horses can make facial and eye expressions that convey volumes if you understand what you are seeing. How you can use these expressions and body language to pick up on painful conditions your horse might be experiencing?

2020 AHP Student Award

The path to a career as an equine media professional could begin by entering the American Horse Publications’ Student Award Contest. American Horse Publications has been rounding up students with a career goal that combines their passion for horses and media for over 25 years. The success of this continued effort is a long list…

Award Winning Video Series on Equine Parasitology

After launching a series of 18 educational videos to inform horse owners, farm managers, and veterinarians about a range of equine parasitology do’s and don’ts, Nielsen’s DewormDebunk video series earned him recognition at the 2019 International EQUUS Film Festival for Best Educational Film.

20% of Horses Suffer From Lack of Sleep

Is your horse getting enough sleep? New research into the lying patterns of horses has uncovered that 20 per cent of horses are only lying down for less than one hour in a 24-hour period. More worryingly, nine per cent of horses only lie down for less than 30 minutes, putting them at significant risk…