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Teaching An Old Mule New Tricks

October 15th, 2014 Comments Off on Teaching An Old Mule New Tricks
This is an audio story about a competition celebrating the mule! ~ HfH From: Here & Now WBUR By: Jacob McClelan Mules are intelligent. Some research suggests they are smarter than both horses and donkeys. In the South and ...

Animal Cruelty Will Soon Be A Top Tier Felony

October 15th, 2014 (8)
Finally, the same extensive databases that homicides detectives tap into will be created for investigators to use for animal cruelty cases. As the article states below, it will take time to develop this information. The sooner we begin, the ...

48 Million Year Old Descendant of the Horse Roamed India

October 14th, 2014 Comments Off on 48 Million Year Old Descendant of the Horse Roamed India
It is simply amazing how scientists are better able to take a fossil and extract from that bit of evidence what type of animal it came from. There is still some debate when it comes to Anthracobunidae as to ...

Video – The Path of the Horse

October 14th, 2014 (1)
Humans and horses lives have been intertwined since mankind developed civilization. Our approach to working with horses generally has been one of Master and Servant. The horse does what we tell the horse to do – or else. The ...

Christmas is just around the corner – a gift for yourself and your 4-legged friend

October 13th, 2014 Comments Off on Christmas is just around the corner – a gift for yourself and your 4-legged friend
Christmas is indeed less than 10 weeks away. Time certainly flies, and our lives will only get busier as the season approaches. A simple, beautiful gift for your horse loving child or grandchild is a picture of them with ...

Small horses, big possibilities

October 13th, 2014 Comments Off on Small horses, big possibilities
From: Ocala StarBanner By: Carlos E. Medina Miniature horses are more than just a novelty. To those who love them, they are a passion. In horse-centric Marion County, the miniature versions are just one of many equine breeds. The ...

Hollis, the baby donkey, October 12th update

October 12th, 2014 (3)
So far so good. Baby Hollis and his Mama are at the Texas A & M Large Animal Veterinary School Hospital. They are resting in the ICU Ward where they can be monitored 24 hours a day by the ...

The Difference Between Regular People and Horse People

October 12th, 2014 (3)
It is Sunday once again. Here is a video that is SPOT ON. Horse people make the world go ’round. One note – I would have used a farrier reference when the mani – pedi came up….but that’s me… ...

A miracle For Hollis, the baby donkey.

October 10th, 2014 (2)
That is exactly what Hollis needs – a miracle. The baby donkey has been fighting for his life since shortly after his birth. The doctors at Texas A&M are unable at the moment to do the operation he so ...

Thoroughbred Champion Cigar Dies Following Surgery

October 10th, 2014 (2)
Cigar was a very famous racing champion who developed, as many horses do, a form of osteoarthritis – an incurable progressive disease. Surgery, even the simplest ones, can be very dangerous to humans or horses. At 25 years of ...