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2011-10-27 07:00:00

MW Products gets green light to handle GastroMax3 Equine Ulcer Paste due to the deep equine background of the companyâs representatives. Wellington, FL (PRWEB) October 27, 2011 Horse Gold Inc., developers and manufacturers of GastroMax3â“ž¢ Equine Ulcer Paste, the industryâs most advanced equine gastric ulcer prevention solution, approved the companyâs first and possibly only nationwide distribution contract with MagnaWave...

2011-10-14 07:00:00

If old horses go to pasture, what do you do with old wood from a Thoroughbred horse farm? Pioneer Millworks reclaimed nearly 300,000 board feet of old Black & Tan Oak from large horse farms and re-milled it into flooring for the EquiCenter, a therapeutic horseback riding center dedicated to helping people with disabilities, at risk youth, veterans, and their families. Mendon, NY (PRWEB) October 14, 2011 If old horses go to pasture, what do you do with old wood from a Thoroughbred horse...

2011-10-06 11:05:51

It is widely believed that being born is about the most stressful thing that can happen to anybody.  But being weaned cannot be too far behind it in the list of traumatic experiences.  Most humans come to terms with it eventually and the situation in animals is probably no different.  How weaning takes place, however, can have a dramatic effect on the length of time required to overcome the shock.  That this is so, at least for horses, comes from the latest work of the...

2011-09-29 07:00:00

Developers of GastroMax3â“ž¢ oral paste support culture of giving with first not-for-profit participants: Elite Thoroughbred Adoptions, of Loxahatchee Groves, Florida, and Horses Healing Hearts in Wellington, Florida. Wellington, Florida (PRWEB) September 29, 2011 Horse Gold, developers and manufacturers of GastroMax3â“ž¢ oral paste, the industryâs most advanced equine gastric ulcer prevention solution, announced the...

2011-07-28 00:27:00

JAKARTA, Indonesia, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CV. Unlimited Satisfaction is proud to announce the release of their new horse racing card game, Horse Race Card, as both a playing card game and an app. The app is currently available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod, and will soon be available for Blackberry and Android phones. The game, created by Ricky Ahluwalia, President Director of CV. Unlimited Satisfaction, is expected to be well received world wide. He encourages potential...

2011-07-02 00:00:33

A new informative book, 99 Ways to Not Kill Your Horse, is available now to give horse owners useful tips on good horsemanship. Olympic Silver medalist Gina Miles has endorsed 99 Ways to Not Kill Your Horse as ""¦a necessity for horse owners"¦" Pittsburg, TX (PRWEB) July 01, 2011 Authors, Vanessa Taraba and Susie Lytal bring you 99 Ways to Not Kill Your Horse, a humorous, candid, yet very informative book, based on many years of horse experience as professionals. This well...

2011-05-17 11:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) today announced its selection by The Artemis Project(TM) as a winner in the Top 50 Water Companies Competition. This award highlights MBI's product Zequanox(TM) as one of the most promising, innovative technologies coming to the marketplace. Zequanox(TM) is an effective natural product for the control of invasive zebra and quagga mussels that are aggressively multiplying in freshwater lakes & rivers throughout...

2011-03-03 23:19:05

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. Working with colleagues from Massachusetts and Spain, Matthew Mihlbachler, Ph.D., and Nikos Solounias, Ph.D. arrived at the conclusion after examining the teeth of 6,500 fossil horses representing 222 different populations of more than 70 extinct horse...

2011-02-02 00:00:42

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 firm's introduction of a rebate program aimed to help riding clubs and other groups fund their initiatives or defray expenses. "Riding clubs, horse rescue associations, therapeutic riding organizations and other non-profit groups are the...

2010-09-20 09:14:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- At the International Equestrian Festival in Lexington, Ky., Nutrena® 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. Higgins, a sports and remedial physiotherapist based in the U.K., will paint the equine skeleton and digestive system on the sides of a real horse. Educational and...


Latest Equidae Reference Libraries

Sorraia
2014-07-07 11:22:23

The Sorraia is breed of horse that is native to Portugal on the Iberian Peninsula. Although its exact origin is unknown, it is known to have developed in southern portions of this area, but only first became recognized by the scientific world in the twentieth century. One theory regarding its origin suggests that it is a descendent of a wild horse that once inhabited the area, while another theory suggests that it is similar to mustangs, having developed from Spanish horses that were brought...

Vyatka horse
2014-07-03 13:28:21

The Vyatka, sometimes known as Viatka, is an endangered breed of horse that is native to Kirov Oblast, mainly in the Udmurt Replublic, Russian Federation. It may have been developed in the 1500s by settlers to the region, who imported Estonian horses for working in the mines. It may also have Konik pony blood. In 1917, the Vyatka was almost extinct, but preservation efforts were implemented and the breed increased to 560 in 2003. In 2007 the Vyatka was placed on the UN's Food and...

Tori horse
2014-07-03 13:16:45

The Tori is a breed of horse that originated in Estonia. The first breed type was developed between 1890 to 1950 by crossing native mares with European stallions. The Tori’s quality slowly deteriorated from inbreeding depression found in the 1930s. The Tori was then crossed with Breton Post-Horse stallions to alleviate the inbreeding depression. As a result a larger type of Tori was developed and became widespread. Further crossbreeding was introduced with Hanoverian, Holstein and...

Tersk Horse
2014-06-27 16:31:46

The Tersk is a breed of horse that originated in the Northern Caucasus mountains of Russia during the 1920s and 1940s. By the end of the 1920s, the breed almost became extinct, but the population increased due to adding two Strelets to the bloodline and by 1948 the Tersk Horse was recognized. Many different breeds had an impact on the development of the Tersk with Strelets Arabians being the main bloodline of the Tersk. Later Arabian, Don, Kabarda, Thoroughbred, Russian Don and other mares...

Silesian horse
2014-06-25 14:01:44

The Silesian is a breed of horse originating from Silesia, Poland. Horse breeds that influenced the Silesian were mainly Thoroughbred and Oldenburg, but also East Friesian and German Halfbred occasionally used. To keep the breed from becoming extinct after World War II, imported stallions were used. In 2008, there were 5000 Silesian horses. The current stud book was formed in 1961. There are two types of Silesian horses, The old type stallions stand between 61.2 inches and 65.2 inches...

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