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Ponies’ history provides cultural insights

Horses indeed have influenced humans and how we live. Our cooperative existence created who we are today. The tough more sure-footed ponies were perfect for Irish farmers who dealt with bogs while here in the Americas we used a variety of horses and burros depending up on the need. Our exploration and domination over the Full Article

Life after racing: From famed to forgotten

It would be nice to think that after a horse retires from racing that they will go to a life of ease on some ranch somewhere with rolling hills, ...Full Article

Genetic research into ancient horses discover new interesting facts (Video)

Any search for the words “genetics” and “horses” will lead you to a variety of articles on the same research. Scientists at the Center for GeoGenetics in Copenhagen have ...Full Article

Horse & Donkey Deaths Blamed on County

Generally speaking when animals are seized by local authorities, the owners may not be told where their animals are going however they are kept informed of their court dates. ...Full Article

AVMA, AAEP enter into urban working horse debate

The horse carriage debate has been raging for some time now. There are those who do not think horses should be used even with police departments. Our urban environs ...Full Article

Lander-area ranch to be a BLM Wild Horse Ecosanctuary

While the best scenario would be to leave the wild horses..wild, an eco-sanctuary is better than some over crowded holding facility as long as it is properly maintained. Of ...Full Article

Seven little girls getting a horse for Christmas (Videos)

Only seven more days then it is Christmas Eve. The stockings have been hung by the chimney with care. And little girls …and boys across the country will be ...Full Article

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 ...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