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The Worm That Kills – And Why Only Two Worming Chemicals Can Stop It

October 7th, 2015 (3)
This article details what can happen if you leave equine worms unchecked. Worms can kill or make your horse very ill. That is a fact. Your horse’s best health advocate is your vet. Be sure to turn to him ...

Horse sickness shares signs of human brain disorders

October 6th, 2015 (1)
That we can use this information to aid both horses and humans is a good thing. Equine Grass Sickness is a disorder that is easy to overlook. Better testing is certainly needed. ~ HfH From: Eurekalert Horses with a ...

Award winning horse helps owner beat cancer

October 5th, 2015 Comments Off on Award winning horse helps owner beat cancer
  A CANCER survivor has thanked an “incredible” horse that helped her beat the devastating disease. Alison Ironside, from Redruth, was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2014, and it was her rehomed pony Hercules that played a vital ...

Fifth anniversary of the rediscovery of the Caspian horse

October 3rd, 2015 Comments Off on Fifth anniversary of the rediscovery of the Caspian horse
Caspian horses are quite short by modern standards. Their original height when rediscovered is between 9 and 11.2 hands high – more of a pony by our standards. They are known for their sweet temperament. In more recent years, ...

Vadar – A Life of Courage and Devotion

October 2nd, 2015 (5)
Peggy Neaves and her husband are two of the very special supporters of Habitat for Horses. They provide foster care and a sanctuary for horses who would otherwise be unadoptable. Jessup, the horse previously eulogized by Debbie Stoutamire in ...

Mexican Livestock Association Finding Meat Alternatives

October 1st, 2015 (10)
What they meaning by “alternatives” is horse meat. Could it be that since Europe is no longer buying the numbers of horses for meat that once were that Mexico now has a surplus? Let us know your thoughts – ...

The secret lives of horses

September 30th, 2015 (2)
Friendships come and go. Foals grow up and move away. New research reveals how sophisticated equines really are. From: Salon By: Wendy Williams of Scientific American Why they’re more like humans than you’d ever imagine Some time around 35,000 ...

Wild horse genome reveals hidden costs of domestication

September 29th, 2015 Comments Off on Wild horse genome reveals hidden costs of domestication
Captive breeding has helped preserve the last breed of wild horse on Earth, but it has also altered the Przewalksi horse’s gene pool. From: The Christian Science Monitor By: Corey Fedde The world’s last wild horses, the Przewalksi’s horses, ...

10 Learning Theory-Based Horse Training Principles

September 28th, 2015 (1)
From: The Horse By: Alexandra Beckstett, The Horse Managing Editor Andrew McLean, PhD, BSc, Dipl. Ed, renowned horse trainer and head of the Australian Equine Behaviour Centre, in Victoria, first presented his evidence- and learning theory-based principles of horse ...

What We’re Learning About Senior Horses

September 27th, 2015 Comments Off on What We’re Learning About Senior Horses
Just as humans are living longer due to better medical care and diet – so are our horse companions. It is important to stay in the loop with the latest information about horse care – there are many companies ...
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