Learn How to Draw a Horse Head From 3 Different Angles

In this tutorial, we will go through the steps of drawing a horse head from three different angles—profile, three-quarter, and from the front. Then, for those ready to try something more advanced, there will be instructions on how to draw a full horse body. Want to give it a go? Then pick out your favorite…

A Day in the Life at Rookery Equine Spa and Therapy Centre

As an equine therapist, it’s Laura Kirk-Bradshaw’s job to care for horses staying at the Rookery Equine Spa and Therapy Centre for a few weeks in the six-stable livery, and rehabilitate or pamper horses in the therapy centre. The livery horses might be on holiday while their owners are away, sports horses that come for…

How Accurate are Methods for Estimating a Horse’s Weight?

Researchers used 43 Icelandic and 38 Warmblood horses for a study looking at estimating a horse’s weight. They measured the height of each animal at the withers, neck length, half the neck length, neck circumference, umbilical circumference, two different heart girths, as well as two different body length measurements for use in a variety of…

Horses Are “Emotional Sponges”

It’s in the way you say it. It’s in the faces you make. Forget words and language—horses are paying attention to your emotions with their eyes and ears. And the emotions humans express are affecting their equids—whether we mean for them to or not.

University of Louisville’s Equine Industry Program

The Equine Industry Program is a four-year track that offers an equine business degree with courses covering a wide range of topics for future racing professionals. It is the only AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International)-accredited undergraduate business degree in the world with an equine focus.