A national online survey included two questions aimed at better understanding how Australian horse owners and carers determine the health and wellbeing of their horses. It was clear that horse owners valued their horses being kept at pasture and having company, even if that company was over a fence.
Is your horse a difficult loader when it comes to trailering? Have you tried offering him treats to get him in? What about a rope behind his hindquarters to “push” him in, or a whip tap to get him to move away from pressure? If you have, that could actually be part of the problem.
Assessing a horse’s behaviour during the introduction of a bit may not give a true representation of the stress they are actually experiencing, according to researchers.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) needs your help naming foals that may be part of the Musical Ride one day.
From connected stables and temperature monitoring blankets to GPS alerts, technology has played an ever-increasing role in the equestrian world.
Some people never forget a face. Apparently, neither do horses. A study by researchers at the University of Sussex and the University of Portsmouth found that horses can remember the facial expressions of people they’ve seen before.
When you hear the word ‘bay’ do you picture a body of water indenting a shoreline, or a brown horse with a black mane and tail? Here’s a fun list of words that mean something different to horse people.
This film shows 8hrs in the life of a stabled horse via time lapse camera, condensed into 8 minutes.Many horse owners believe their horses sleep all night, but in fact horses sleep only around 4 hours in a 24hr period and they may do some of that sleeping during the day. So they can spend…
Horse Country allows travelers to book tours to equine attractions throughout Central Kentucky. Their new free souvenir passport is modeled after a traditional passport, allowing guests to collect stamps at various locations visited throughout Horse Country’s membership in the Bluegrass region.
Think back to your first encounter with a horse. Were you warned that if you were afraid, the horse could smell your fear? It turns out that was good advice.