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The Horse that Could Do Math: The Unintentional Clever Hans Hoax

Hans the Clever Horse was not so much a hoax as a testament to the empathetic nature of the human – horse relationship. Hans was indeed a very clever horse, learning a method by which he could please us that required noticing subtle cues. Something all horse people should be aware of. Our body language Full Article

BCHA Gets the Job Done with Low Impact on the Land

Rural areas still exist in the United States with little access by car or truck. ATVs are known to cause extensive damage to the environs in which they are ...Full Article

Gloves off in Texas agriculture commissioner race after accusation that candidate mishandled horses

Driving a trailer around with horses tied to the back?! How anyone could see this as a safe exercise method is ludicrous. ~ HfH From: The Dallas Morning News ...Full Article

American Soldier Freedom Riders pay it forward

What a wonderful way to honor our military! From: Santa Rosa Press Democrat By: Mary Jo Winter Three Sonoma County ladies, who have combined their love of horses with ...Full Article

Attorney for Tennessee Walking Horse trainer responds to indictment

According to Wheelon’s attorney, those awful animal activists are unfairly accusing him of harming horses. All those horses suffering in pain that were found in the raid, some who ...Full Article

Cavalia: Where the horses rule

Odysseo by Cavalia returns to Vancouver with a new equestrian show featuring 67 magnificent horses and 48 artists. The new creation marries the equestrian arts, stage arts and high-tech ...Full Article

The Unnatural Concept of the Appropriate Management Level

This morning we welcome back Robert Bauer, a wildlife biologist who has studied and written extensively on the wild horses and burros of the West. Today he takes on ...Full Article

Tennessee Walking Horse trainer, show judge indicted for animal cruelty

There maybe hope that soring will become a thing of the past, looked upon with disgust. The indictments came this past Monday. ~ HfH From: The Tennessean By:Heidi Hall ...Full Article

Animal cruelty inquiry may figure in Dallas review of Texas Horse Park deal

This article is a couple of days old, but its important to keep updated on what is going on at The Texas Horse Park that is due to open ...Full Article

Horse case unraveled on veterinarian’s testimony

Chavez gets off with barely a slap on the wrist. Many of us remember that terrible video of those horses pawing the earth in such pain and misery. Such ...Full Article