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A new informative book, 99 Ways to Not Kill Your Horse, is available now to give horse owners useful tips on good horsemanship.
Fossil records verify a long-standing theory that horses evolved through natural selection, according to groundbreaking research by two anatomy professors at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM) of New York Institute of Technology.
Youngsters, teens and adults who love horses are getting a special leg up, thanks to the generosity of Signal-Health LLC, a distributor of EquiwinnerTM patches Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) February 1, 2011 Barbara Socha, President of Signal-Health today announced her firmâ€™s introduction of a rebate program aimed to help riding clubs and other groups fund their initiatives or defray expenses.
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- At the International Equestrian Festival in Lexington, Ky., NutrenaÂ® brand horse feed presents Gillian Higgins' "Horses Inside Out," a unique, visual presentation to help horse owners better understand the anatomy, biomechanics and physiology of their horses.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equine enthusiasts are invited to saddle up for the eighth annual Pennsylvania Horse World Expo, Feb. 25 - 28, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg.
A family of tourists in Salt Lake City got more than they bargained for when a spooked horse turned their carriage ride into a derby race, police say. Salt Lake City Police Lt.
A Texas woman said she believes her Clydesdale horse, Remington, has a shot at setting the Guinness World Record for the tallest living horse. Cheryl Davis, of Princeton, said she believes the horse is larger than the current record -- 6 feet-7 1/2 inches from hoof to the top of the shoulder -- despite the fact that he has never held still for long enough to be measured, The Dallas Morning News reported Tuesday. Davis, who estimated Remington's height as 6 feet, 8 inches from hoof to...
An international team of researchers has traced the lineage of the earliest known domestic horses to Kazakhstan. The findings, published in the journal Science, suggest horses were ridden by humans as early as 5,500 years ago, the National Science Foundation said Friday.
EQUINE THERAPY CENTER: A "Back in the Saddle" open house will be held Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Equine Therapy Center, 334 College Hill Road. The event will include a silent auction, horse rides, music, demonstrations, a used equipment sale, games, prizes and food.
By The Associated Press HICKMAN, Neb.
The Russian Heavy Draft is a breed of horse originating in the former Soviet Union and officially registered in 1952. It was developed by crossbreeding Russian mares with warmblood and draft horses like Orlov Trotter, Percheron and Ardennes in the mid-1880s. It is short and muscular with a thick mane and tail. The neck is well crested and thick. Its average height is 59 inches and reaches maturity earlier than most other breeds. The legs are short and lightly feathered, ideal for pulling...
The Karabair is an ancient breed of horse from Uzbekistan, Central Asia. In Chinese writings the breed was described as the “flying horse.” Its development most likely originated from Arabian and Mongol blood mixed later with desert horse breeds such as the Turkomene. There are three distinct types of Karabair horses. All three are similar in height, standing between 58 and 60 inches high. There is a light draft, a heavy draft and a light riding horse. The heavy draft’s population...
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