One Australian researcher says improving these animals’ welfare requires that their owners change their behavior. And for them to do that, their attitudes must evolve.
Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation equine fertility specialist Celeste Carlisle has been appointed to a three-year term on the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board. The nine-member board is tasked with providing advice to the Bureau of Land Management and US Forest Service on wild horse and burro policy and oversight.
12-year-old Katelyn Clemens asked her parents for a wild pony from Chincoteague Island in Virginia. In 2017 they told her she could have one if she paid for it herself, thinking she would never raise the thousands of dollars necessary to bid on the animals at the Chincoteague Island Pony Auction. She did!
Students at University of Hawaii at Hilo are part of the first horse production class offered by the university’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management in many years. They’re being paired with horses displaced because of volcanic eruption activity.
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.