Spring has arrived at Spruce Meadows and with it green grass, flowers and three new foals to be featured in their annual Canada-wide Name the Foal contest. This year two fillies and one colt will be left unnamed until September allowing Canadian fans from coast to coast to name the foals!
The French Equestrian Federation (FFE), the umbrella organization for all of the country’s leisure and competition horse and pony activities, has banned the practice of trimming horse whiskers. Vibrissae, the technical term for the long tactile hairs around a horse’s eyes, mouth, and nose, are sensory organs that each have distinct nerve and blood supply.…
Undergrads at the University of Kentucky can take part in equine research on topics including nutrition, parasitology, facility design, racetrack surfaces, endocrinology, immunology, musculoskeletal science, plant and soil science, and more.
An easy to swallow tiny camera can now give veterinarians a peek into the inner workings of equine intestines, showing them any ulcers or injuries they may contain.
Horses described by their handlers as passive, stubborn, and confident rather than intelligent, curious, and playful appeared to cope better with the demands of police horse life, researchers learned.
The way horses see the world is almost entirely differently to that of humans — from the distances they can see, to the colors they can process.
What should I feed my horse? Equine nutritionists look both to research and their own experience to answer this question.
Anyone familiar with horses knows the overriding importance of body language for them. Horses communicate much more through postures, gestures and expressions than they do with their vocal cords.
Canadian youth between the ages of 3 and 16 can enter Canada’s Horse Day 2019 National Drawing Contest for the chance to win exciting prizes!
Researchers from Russia and South Korea are in the process of cloning a 42,000-year-old horse that has been extinct for around 4,000 years. The young horse, which was only about two weeks old when it died, has been almost perfectly preserved in the frozen soil of a Siberian crater.