If you’ve ever seen videos of horses opening locked gates and doors, sometimes even to let their friends out with them, you’ve seen scientific history in the making. Researchers found that horses can teach themselves to open a variety of locks and latches.
Catering to students of all levels, from beginners to the world’s most competitive riders, these five international schools offer a wide range of opportunities for students who love horses.
Cerebra Innovation Centre used 3D scanning and 3D printing to produce a customized helmet to allow a disabled child to safely enjoy horse riding.
A recent study looked at the relationship between horses’ reactivity levels and how well they match with their riders.
Research has shown that the overall force applied by a saddle pad is approximately equivalent to the rider’s body mass while the horse is walking. However, as the horse’s gait changes, the force exerted by the rider also changes. During trotting, the force values increase to about twice the rider’s body mass, and at canter…
A group of researchers from Australia recently conducted a study to investigate human interactions with horses, looking at tradition vs science. The results were shared at the 15th International Equitation Science Conference, held at the University of Guelph, August 19-21, 2019.
The Apache Junction Mounted Rangers are looking for five youths who are interested in four months of free weekly horsemanship lessons. Essays need to be received by Dec. 20, 2019.
The endangered Przewalski’s horse is still considered extinct in the wild in China, despite the reintroduction of three populations, because they still need artificial supplementary feed and water, scientists report.
A Virginia Tech researcher investigated the impact of diet on lesson horses. To better understand diet effects, Tanner Price, a graduate student at Virginia Tech, assessed university riding program horses’ behavioral and metabolic responses to diets with varying fat and starch levels.
Equi Energy Ltd, an innovative start-up company, plans to convert horse manure into biomass fuel for power stations has been selected as a finalist for a £5,000 award.