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Horses do not have collarbones. Their front limbs are directly attached to the spinal column by muscles, tendons and ligaments. The adaptation improves running efficiency because once the shoulder blade is no longer restrained by the clavicle, it can act almost like an extra limb segment. This...

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The European Commission should swiftly suspend the import of Canadian horsemeat to the EU given serious traceability and food safety concerns, warns Dr Joanna Swabe. Dr Joanna Swabe is the Executive Director for Humane Society International/Europe. As the horsemeat fraud scandal fades in the collective memory of...

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CBC radio show "WireTap" announced the end of its 11-year run on Wednesday. To say farewell, the award-winning show transformed advice from listeners into a lovely video called "How To Age Gracefully." "The reasons for this are many, but the simplest way to put it is...

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The Bureau of Land Management is a federal agency tasked with protecting our heritage, including wild horses known colloquially as “mustangs.” These majestic animals have freely roamed North America since the Spanish reintroduced them to our continent in the early 1500s. But things have changed,...

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Horses were domesticated more than 5,000 years ago and have been deeply connected to humans ever since. In The Horse: The Epic History Of Our Noble Companion, Wendy Williams harnesses a lifetime in the saddle to explore our ancient relationship with the horse, from the...

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One of the most controversial topics in the horse industry recently has been microchipping and positive horse identification. With new U.S. Equestrian Federation rule change proposals requiring microchipping and identification documents for horses competing in age, experience or breed restricted classes up for discussion and...

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Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle are weighing in on the recent damning investigative report by the Interior Department’s Office of Inspector General, about the Bureau of Land Management’s mismanagement of our nation’s iconic wild horses. The report concluded that the agency, under...