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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: Corey Fedde The world’s last wild horses, the Przewalksi’s horses, might help us understand the effect domestication has on a genomic scale. Przewalksi’s horses, discovered in the 1870s in the ...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

Latest research sheds light on puzzling horse diseases

Research into the causes of equine diseases moves forward. The better we understand how these diseases actually effect horses, the better medicines or perhaps even preventatives can be produced. ...Full Article

‘Unbranded’ Sheds Light on Wild Horse Issues in the West

UPDATE – This is actually a Pro-Cattle / Anti- Wild Horse film according to those who have viewed screenings! It is difficult to tell from the promotional materials provided ...Full Article

10 News Investigates: Tennessee Walking Horses

Support the rescue and rehabilitation of abused and neglected horses! Donate today – click here now. Habitat for Horses is always on the lookout for a few great people ...Full Article

Carriage horse picks up painting in retirement (Video)

Many horses enjoy some kind of activity to keep them going in their senior years – much like we humans do. What do you think about the methods used ...Full Article

Miniature Therapy Horses Are Just What The Doctor Ordered

Habitat for Horses has miniature horses available for adoption! These horses are amazing in their ability to connect with humans. Check out our horse adoption page if you are ...Full Article

Habitat for Horses rescues two animals in Bay City

The other day we posted an article on The Face of Desperation. The horses pictured in that rescue came from Bay City as mentioned in the article below. They ...Full Article
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