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Early-born domestic foals might have a cool start in life, with chilly winds and even snow welcoming them into the world. But there appears to be a payoff for those rough few months: Researchers in the Czech Republic have determined that the season’s older weanlings...

SAN ANTONIO - Not knowing if he'd ever be able to ride again, U.S. Army veteran and double amputee David Carpenter sold his beloved horse after losing both his legs. While serving in Afghanistan in 2013, Carpenter was severely injured by three IEDs. When he returned...

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...