Dr Bob Cook has a research interest in the horse’s ear, nose and throat that goes back 60 years. However, it was not until 1998 that he started asking himself how the use of a bit affected the horse and rider.
Within a very short amount of time, a horse can associate a place with an experience that he’s had, be it a positive one like feeding, or a negative one if he’s experienced stress. He’ll present these different emotions when he comes back to that same place.
The biggest danger to North Carolina’s wild horses is not a howling hurricane. It’s people.
The NetPosse National Disaster Lost and Found database website is for horses and pets, who are affected by any natural disaster. And they are doing this for free!
One Australian researcher says improving these animals’ welfare requires that their owners change their behavior. And for them to do that, their attitudes must evolve.
Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation equine fertility specialist Celeste Carlisle has been appointed to a three-year term on the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board. The nine-member board is tasked with providing advice to the Bureau of Land Management and US Forest Service on wild horse and burro policy and oversight.
12-year-old Katelyn Clemens asked her parents for a wild pony from Chincoteague Island in Virginia. In 2017 they told her she could have one if she paid for it herself, thinking she would never raise the thousands of dollars necessary to bid on the animals at the Chincoteague Island Pony Auction. She did!
Students at University of Hawaii at Hilo are part of the first horse production class offered by the university’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management in many years. They’re being paired with horses displaced because of volcanic eruption activity.
A mule found abandoned and wandering round a village in Ireland has become the first half-donkey, half-horse to win a dressage competition in the UK, after a rule change meant he could take part.
In a new trial, researchers moved 48 horses between comfortable, fun environments and enclosed spaces with little stimulation, measuring the frequency of snorts as they went.