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Horses are likely related to this animal from India

From: Futurity By: Shawna Williams of John Hopkins University Working at the edge of a coal mine in India, scientists have unearthed a treasure trove of teeth and bones. The discovery fills a major gap in what scientists know about the evolution of animals like horses and rhinoceroses. Modern horses, rhinos, and tapirs belong to Full Article

Horses ‘Talk’ To Each Other With Their Ears & Eyes

This study came out a few months ago. Look at a horse’s eyes – you can definitely tell they are communicating with them. Horse lovers without a doubt will ...Full Article

47-Million-Year-Old Pregnant Mare Sheds Light on Ancient Horses

From: Live Science By: Laura Geggel When a thirsty pregnant horse drank from a freshwater lake 47 million years ago, she was unaware that poisonous volcanic gases might lead ...Full Article

What are the Most Common Equine Toxins?

Trying to keep your horse healthy can be tough enough without having to worry about the poisons in your environment. Rat/mouse poisons and garden pesticides are too easy to ...Full Article

Five Common Mistakes Made When Feeding A Horse

Jerry likes to make certain we do posts on horse health and what horse owners can do better to help their horses thrive. Education is a very important part ...Full Article

The S.A.F.E. Act Pledge

The S.A.F.E. Act – S.541/HR 1094 – A bill to prevent human health threats posed by the consumption of equines raised in the United States. To the American Cattle ...Full Article

Tribe Divided On Horse Slaughter

Navajo Times, News Report, Alastair Lee Bitsoi, Posted: Aug 12, 2013 While President Ben Shelly has publicly supported the idea of a horse slaughtering operation in Roswell, N.M. to deal with the ...Full Article

GAO Accused Of Fraud As Horse Slaughter Plants Fight To Open

August 8, 2013, Forbes.com, Vickery Eckhoff A 2011 Government Accountability Office (GAO) report came under fire last week for misrepresenting data that was used to push Congress to end a ...Full Article

Horse therapy helps people surmount personal obstacles

Working with horses can aid people dealing with anxiety, depression, grief and low self-esteem. There’s no riding involved. TheStar.com, July 30, 2013, Carola Vyhnak Staff Reporter HILLIER, ONT.—Deb Tattersall ...Full Article

Statue of Korean War horse Reckless to be unveiled at Marine museum in Virginia

 Joshua Rhett Miller Published July 24, 2013, FoxNews.com Staff Sgt. Reckless, a Mongolian mare that served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War, made 51 solo trips during a ...Full Article