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2015-03-03 08:44:22

Recognized for introducing innovative industry-leading hybrid approach of Wi-Fi and BLE LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebra

2015-02-23 16:21:50

The 2015 Hyundai Equus offers superior pricing, features and drive GOLDEN, Colo., Feb.

2015-02-19 08:41:29

Company to host conference call on March 17, 2015 LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Feb.

2015-02-03 23:11:50

Company to showcase Easy’s Slipper® therapeutic horseshoe at conference Highlands, NC (PRWEB) February 03, 2015 Advanced Equine Comfort, LLC will

2015-02-03 23:06:37

501(C)3 nonprofit status awarded to Berkshire HorseWorks a local organization providing Equine Assisted Learning to schools and local businesses interested in empathy training and Equine Assisted

2015-02-03 08:39:06

Acquisition of Motorola Solutions' Enterprise business also earns recognition LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Feb.

2015-01-15 23:10:16

Dynamite Specialty Products, a family-owned company that has been manufacturing and distributing nutritional supplements for all creatures for over 30 years, donated $3965 to Shiloh Acres Horse

zebras stripes
2015-01-15 09:57:29

Scientists still aren’t sure why zebras evolved their signature stripes, but a new study provides an interesting new detail: Zebras from warmer environs have more stripes.

2015-01-15 08:32:21

Business Solutions Magazine recognizes Zebra for 7th consecutive year LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Jan.


Latest Equus Reference Libraries

Spanish Jennet Horse
2014-08-12 12:53:04

The Spanish Jennet horse registry holds horses that have been the results of attempts to recreate the extinct Spanish Jennet or a gaited horse with spots that resembles the Jennet. The original Jennet was a type of horse more than it was a breed, which was common of horses during the Middle Ages. It was typically used in cavalries and would become a popular riding horse after more refined breeding practices were implemented. Iberian horses were later brought to the area and bred with the...

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...

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...

Russian Trotter Horse
2014-06-25 13:43:55

The Russian Trotter is a breed of horse originating in Russia by crossbreeding the Standardbred and the Orlov Trotter. It became the fastest trotter in the world but of low quality. Between the years of 1890 and 1914, 156 Standardbred stallions and 220 mares were imported to the United States. Further infusions of Standardbred and Orlov Trotter are still being added today. Certain standards have been set forth by the Russians to improve the breed. Mares can stand no less than 61.2 inches...

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