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Horse sickness shares signs of human brain disorders

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 rare nerve condition have similar signs of disease as people with conditions such as Alzheimer’s, a study has found. The ...Full Article

Award winning horse helps owner beat cancer

Habitat for Horses’ website has “gone pink” in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This article is on the power of love between a horse and a breast cancer ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article

Vadar – A Life of Courage and Devotion

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 ...Full Article

Mexican Livestock Association Finding Meat Alternatives

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 ...Full Article

The secret lives of horses

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 ...Full Article

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: ...Full Article

10 Learning Theory-Based Horse Training Principles

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, ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article

Jessup, brave of heart

From: Galveston Daily News By Debbie Stoutamire “When I am brave enough to say goodbye, I’ll use the wings you gave me, and away I will fly.”— Celia Mcmahon ...Full Article
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