Horse Country allows travelers to book tours to equine attractions throughout Central Kentucky. Their new free souvenir passport is modeled after a traditional passport, allowing guests to collect stamps at various locations visited throughout Horse Country’s membership in the Bluegrass region.
Think back to your first encounter with a horse. Were you warned that if you were afraid, the horse could smell your fear? It turns out that was good advice.
Juniors in high school who are looking for college scholarships may be interested in a new opportunity at Dream Riders of Kentucky. Dream Riders, a Philpot nonprofit that provides equine-assisted therapy to people with disabilities, has created a $1,500 scholarship for a student who volunteers at least 50 hours through November.
France has launched an online World Library of the Horse with links to facsimiles of 8,249 equestrian books. The project aims to meet the requirements of librarians, specialists, and collectors, as well as to be active, informative, and educational for all those interested in horses.
The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) Board of Directors recently voted to expand membership to include fourth and fifth grade riders in the middle-school division of Hunt Seat, Western and Dressage. For the past 17 seasons, IEA has been offered only to riders in grades 6 through 12.
Tim and Maggie Lott have lived in their Victorian home for 18 years raising their two children and building their farm. They are ready to move and start a new adventure somewhere else. Instead of selling in the conventional real estate way, the Lotts are offering their property as the grand prize in an essay…
In January 2016, veterinarian Ashley Leighton Kornatowski joined a team of 30 volunteers, including other veterinarians, vet techs, vet students, undergraduate students, PhDs, a saddler, and a farrier, on the Osa Peninsula, in southwestern Costa Rica, to perform a week of equitarian work.
Mini horses were introduced to attract students to agricultural science studies, and have become part of a popular program that teaches teamwork and leadership skills at Nambour Christian College on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast in Australia.
As technologies and techniques advance, equine nutrition research looks at new problems and topics.
We all know horses use their tails to ward off flying insects. But the mechanics behind that effective tail swatting is intriguing scientists, and it could lead to tail-inspired bug repellent technology.