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.
Located on 350 acres alongside the Kentucky River in Wilmore, the Asbury University Equine Program provides opportunities for students to gain an equine-based education that’s unlike any other in the nation. And it has the only mounted police training program in the United States that employs students as the primary trainers.
A pony measuring event in Germany descended into controversy. It all arose from a pony showjumping and dressage event. A pony measurement day took place on June 14 and 121 ponies were measured. Under FEI regulations, the height of ponies at the withers must not exceed 148.0cm without shoes. Some of the ponies were too tall—or were they?
Bonnie is a life-size electronic horse or horse riding simulator, made by Racewood in the United Kingdom. She is programmed to perform all Grand Prix dressage movements and comes with an interactive screen, so you can ride a dressage test in an arena or go for a ride in the Park.
The horse science technology and equestrian science degrees at Black Hawk College East Campus are unique for a 2-year school in Illinois. That’s combined with facilities and stables housing 70 horses both college-owned and student-brought.
A Canadian study to examine the responses of therapy horses to mentally traumatized humans has found that horses respond more to physical cues from people than emotional cues.
The Kachchhi-Sindhi breed is a complete desert horse. Its broader hoofs make it easy to tread through desert sand while the covered nostrils and strong stamina allow it to perform in touch conditions. They are often referred to as the ‘mustangs of India’.
Whether you are from Canada or from anywhere in the world, Equine Guelph’s short online course on Sickness Prevention in Horses offers practical knowledge on ways to keep your horses healthy and protected from getting sick. October 15 to 26th.
Ali Harmen describes how she came to be an equine veterinary technician. Her dream job involves clinic cases, farm calls, and foal watch.