Tiger-eye has not been documented to date in any breed other than the Puerto Rican Paso Fino. While the breed is best-known for its distinct lateral four beat “fino” gait, tiger-eyed horses are especially valued for their striking appearance.
A team of researchers has added a new dimension to horse sense — horses are capable of perceiving human emotions through a combination of facial expressions and voice tones.
Understanding the basic forces produced by the horse in top level show jumping can help horse owners adapt their training schedule to ensure the horse is not overloaded but progressively trained as well as fully appreciate competition at this level.
To determine whip, spur, and noseband lesion prevalence researchers conducted a study looking at this equipment’s effect on horses competing in dressage, show jumping, eventing, or endurance in Denmark.
In an effort to raise the standard of eventing show jumping course design in the United States, US Equestrian has announced its plans for the 2018 Eventing Show Jumping Course Advisor Program.
Piper Klemm, PhD has created options for her career path, but specifically chosen to primarily direct her focus on her passion, equestrian sport. In a very short span of time, she has become a successful entrepreneur, innovator and influencer.
The Kansas Horse Council Foundation has awarded 15 youth scholarships to encourage education in the equine industry.
Veterinary students were reliably able to use the Horse Grimace Scale, a system designed to discern pain in equines, even without prior training in its use.
Researchers tested a technique to log heart rate and speed data from each horse in an attempt to monitor, step-by-step, the horse’s physical response to jumping during training, competition, and recovery.
Horses have their side preferences—called lateralization—much like humans do. We’re typically left-handed or right-handed; they’re “left-legged” or “right-legged.”