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How Researchers Track Equine Influenza Virus

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 getting sick. ~ HfH From: The Horse For an equine influenza vaccination program to be effective, Full Article

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

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 ...Full Article

Study sheds light on how humans tamed wild horses

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 ...Full Article

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

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. ...Full Article

Ancestry of Heber horses subject of dispute

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 ...Full Article

Be gone, little horse! Blue Ash cracks down again

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 ...Full Article

Riding Off Into the Sunset Years

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 ...Full Article

WestWorld wows with unveiling of horse sculpture (Video)

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 ...Full Article

European Union ban threatens US horse slaughter pipeline

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 ...Full Article

9 Stunning Driftwood Horse Sculptures

Works of art exalting the beauty of horses has been done in many different forms. This artist’s use of driftwood is indeed stunning. ~ HfH From: Horse Collaborative By: ...Full Article