Rising on the “correct” diagonal on a circle or curve helps counterbalance the horse’s movement asymmetry created by the curve itself. And if the horse is lame, the wrong diagonal could enhance that lameness and the right diagonal could mask it.
S & G Thoroughbreds is a hands-on business started up by 12-year-old Sarah Shirazi and her best friend, 10-year-old Giselle Sanchez, of Paris, Ky. They buy and sell Thoroughbred race horses.
Here are some great answers to some common questions about equine outerwear.
Hundreds of studies have been performed in which horses have been tested for their ability to perform a task, but what happens when the task proves impossible?
Dr Bob Cook has a research interest in the horse’s ear, nose and throat that goes back 60 years. However, it was not until 1998 that he started asking himself how the use of a bit affected the horse and rider.
Within a very short amount of time, a horse can associate a place with an experience that he’s had, be it a positive one like feeding, or a negative one if he’s experienced stress. He’ll present these different emotions when he comes back to that same place.
The biggest danger to North Carolina’s wild horses is not a howling hurricane. It’s people.
The NetPosse National Disaster Lost and Found database website is for horses and pets, who are affected by any natural disaster. And they are doing this for free!
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.