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Horse Facts

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 in bitter cold. Their winter coats, if intact, will provide them plenty of comfort. Hauling horses during cold weather is a greater challenge. Unable to move 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

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 ...Full Article

How to Measure a Horse

You would think it would be obvious – measuring a horse that is – that everyone knows how to do it and what the terms mean. A few years ...Full Article

Can a stallion save the Corolla Wild Horses from extinction?

From: WTKR By: Todd Corillo Can a stallion named Gus save the Corolla Wild Horses from extinction? Corolla, North Carolina (WTKR) – A young stallion named Gus just might ...Full Article

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. ...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