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How Researchers Track Equine Influenza Virus

December 16th, 2014 Comments Off
The study of genetics has not just allowed us to determine how we have bred horses to be stronger and faster than their ancestors, it also allows scientists to research better vaccines to keep our four legged friends from ...

Productive, not reproductive: Birth control experiment under way with wild horses

December 16th, 2014 (3)
Any reduction to helicopter round-ups of wild horses would be wonderful. Do we really need to reduce the numbers of wild horses? Also, the long term effects of reproductive vaccines on wild horses is not discussed in this article, ...

Study sheds light on how humans tamed wild horses

December 16th, 2014 Comments Off
Very interesting article. Wish we did have living examples of the many wild horse populations that roamed the earth before man took a hand in their breeding. ~ HfH UK Yahoo News Kerry Sheridan Humans tamed horses some 5,500 ...

Fourth horse dies at Davie farm amid suspected food poisoning

December 15th, 2014 (6)
How devastating. One can only imagine the pain and suffering. The food manufacturer has apologized. But this will not replace the horses who have died from this disastrous blunder. ~ HfH From: Sun Sentinel By: Lisa J. Huriash Another ...

New Mexico AG’s Office, horse slaughter company trade accusations

December 15th, 2014 (2)
This is all rather a moot point since the Federal government would need to budget horse meat inspectors if there was a horse meat processing facility in the US. The budget has been set – and no money is ...

Ancestry of Heber horses subject of dispute

December 15th, 2014 (1)
Wild horses are most certainly a public asset, Democratic Rep. Raul Grijalva is right – leave them be! ~ HfH From: SF Gate HEBER, Ariz. (AP) — Residents in the eastern Arizona town of Heber are in disagreement with ...

Be gone, little horse! Blue Ash cracks down again

December 14th, 2014 (6)
Why a town would not allow a mini-horse to visit and bring cheer into a community’s lives is beyond me. Justice deserves justice! ~ HfH From: The Cincinnati Enquirer By: John Faherty Stop me if you’ve heard this one ...

Riding Off Into the Sunset Years

December 13th, 2014 Comments Off
As your horse gets older, they can still be wonderful riding companions for quite some time. Just like older humans, the big concern for senior horses are tendons, ligaments and teeth. ~ HfH From: The Horse Channel By: L ...

WestWorld wows with unveiling of horse sculpture (Video)

December 13th, 2014 (1)
Sculptures and other public art work depicting the icon The Horse are seen more frequently lately. As mythical as the horse seems, they are very real, beautiful creatures. They deserve every measure of esteem they receive. ~ HfH From: ...

European Union ban threatens US horse slaughter pipeline

December 13th, 2014 (3)
This excellent article in Horse Talk addresses some of the more complicated factors regarding American horse slaughter that no one wants to talk about. The decline of horse breeds and its connection to ethanol production could be an article ...