London’s Capel Manor College, offers Europe’s first full-time saddlery course. Course leader Line Asser Hansen who was trained by Queen Elizabeth II’s harness and bridle maker Frances Roche, explains, “Horses are very sensitive, they can feel a fly on their skin. If we put anything on like a strap or anything that rubs against them,…
19-year-old Diana Ashyrbaeva is a daredevil on a horse and has encouraged several other women to prove themselves in male-dominated traditional sports of Kyrgyzstan.
The Summerhill, Co Meath sisters are behind the FenuHealth brand of equine feed products and this year marks their third in business having built a successful enterprise out of a project entered in the BT Young Scientist competition in 2015.
The Foundation encourages the submission of research projects related to the health, welfare and utility of the horse that will create meaningful impact for the horse, horse owners and the equine industry.
The Right Horse Initiative is a web-based platform that connects potential adopters with available horses. The Right Horse Initiative simplifies the process of searching for and adopting a horse by collecting information on adoptable horses into one location and standardizing the quality of information, photos and videos for available horses.
South Australian equine advocacy group Horse SA has made available a free online course to raise safety awareness when working at incidents involving horses.
When Claire Godwin, DVM, of Laytonsville, Maryland, responded to an ad in a local horse magazine offering an Arabian for sale some years ago, she thought she was buying a 4-H pony for her kids.
The province’s Pony Society is offering DNA testing for people who have Newfoundland ponies, or suspect they have one, to identify if they are purebred.
The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP), Kentucky’s equine economic advocate, will kick off its Equine Workforce Talent Pipeline project with an informational breakfast at Keeneland on September 14.
Labour Day weekend is a special time as Upper Canada Village hosts one of its most popular events – Horse Lovers’ Weekend. It’s an action-packed three days (September 1-3) of activities showcasing natural horsemanship, riding, driving and working horses and of course Upper Canada Village’s beautiful Canadian horses.