Virginia Tech Graduate Takes Love for Horses Around the Globe

Hanna Bartnick loves horses and adventure — and she got to combine the two in her academic career and beyond at Virginia Tech. To get to graduation, Bartnick took a winding, grinding journey where she worked hard and got her fill of adventure along the way, traveling across continents on horseback. The journey is encapsulated…

Obesity Epidemic in Horse and Ponies

The ongoing problem of obesity in equines is not a recent one, but the increase in affected horses and ponies, mostly found in the leisure industry in some industrialized countries, had now become a globally recognized welfare concern. Should show judges shoulder some of the blame?

Mobile App Estimates Horse Bodyweight

Healthy Horse helps horse owners and professionals estimate horse bodyweight based on research-backed equations. To use the app, users select an equine breed type and enter the equine’s height, body length, neck and girth circumference, which then estimates the horse’s bodyweight and ideal bodyweight.