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Horse Facts

Why the long face? Researchers compile directory of horse facial expressions

The fact that horses share so many facial expressions with humans should not come as surprise. We have worked with each for thousands of years. Many horse owners probably understand their horse’s expressions better than their own! Share your horse’s faces on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Habitat.for.Horses.org. ~ HfH From: The Guardian By: Tim Radford New study has identified 17 ...Full Article

What Your Horse’s Whorl Says About Him

Brain and skin tissue come from the same layer of cells. Which means the development of these two things are related. I cannot help but wonder if the same ...Full Article

Strange Animals Reveal Bizarre Past of Horses: Photos

As a youngster in school, we were shown drawings of ancient horses. They looked like miniature horses in a way. These do not look like that. More like camels, ...Full Article

Horses understand human gestures

Seems pretty obvious to any horse lover. Yet until recently scientists had not really looked into the complexity of how horses and humans interact with each other. If you ...Full Article

Video – Dozens of horses rescued after barn roof collapses

Anyone who lives in snowy areas knows how dangerous a great deal of snow fall can be. This year has been particularly a bad winter season for the North-East. ...Full Article

Horses Doing Math: On the Quality of Scientific Studies

Many people know who Clever Hans is. If you do not, he was the horse that could do math! Or seem to anyways. Scientists now say Clever Hans was ...Full Article

In cold weather, take precautions hauling horses

Most of the country – with the exception of southern Florida – is really cold right now. We are in the heart of winter. Horses, however, can survive even ...Full Article

Very cute! Devon donkey celebrates 50th birthday

Just as humans are living longer, so are equine. Our understanding of care and feeding for all kinds of horses has grown in recent years. It is wonderful to ...Full Article

10 strange and beautiful horse breeds

Horses come in so many lovely variations – from gorgeous manes, coats with metallic sheens, and unearthly eyes. Much of these differences were bred by us, although some came ...Full Article

Do women and men ride differently? Horses cannot tell the difference

Male / Female – Mars / Venus … we have culturally been made to think that there are inherent differences in the way men and women do just about ...Full Article
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