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2014-09-26 08:26:08

SAINT GEORGE, Utah, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New equine nutritional supplement BioMane Equine Pellets (http://biomane.com/) stimulates faster mane and tail growth and works for horses of all breeds and sizes. The product comes in a monthly supply of pellets that can simply be added to a horse's regular feeding regiment. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140925/148419Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140925/148420 "A thick, luxuriant mane and tail is not...

2014-09-25 08:30:57

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA) today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, up to $1.25 billion in aggregate principal amount of new senior unsecured notes due 2022 (the "Notes") in a private offering. Zebra intends to use the net proceeds from the Notes offering, together with cash on hand and proceeds from Zebra's previously announced $2 billion senior secured term loan, to fund...

2014-08-22 23:07:03

Dynamite Specialty Products, a family-owned company that has been manufacturing and distributing nutritional supplements for all creatures for over 30 years, donated $5915 to Strawberry Mountain Mustangs Rescue and Rehabilitation Center in Roseburg, Oregon as part of Dynamite’s Year of the Horse Project. Dynamite’s Year of the Horse Project was set up as a way to give back to horse rescues to celebrate the work that they do during 2014–the Chinese year of the horse. Meridian, Idaho...

2014-08-21 08:27:26

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the costs of ownership and the proliferation of the unwanted horse population, the horse remains an important part of U.S. culture. Over the past few years, Americans have illustrated their love of horses in a variety of very visible, public ways as sales in the U.S. equine market reached $23 billion in 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132630 In the recently released report, The U.S. Equine Market,...

2014-08-17 23:02:17

Zebra Facts website hopes to shine more light on the majestic zebras. (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 The new website ZebraFacts.net publishes with an aim of informing the public about zebras, a horse-like creature that is most known for its black-and-white stripe patterns. The site has several pages dedicated to the different aspects of a zebra’s life, such as its diet, habitat, and general characteristics. Each section is full of accurate facts. The website not only has lots of facts but...

horse communication
2014-08-05 12:23:31

Cell Press Horses are sensitive to the facial expressions and attention of other horses, including the direction of the eyes and ears. The findings, reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on August 4, are a reminder for us humans to look beyond our own limitations and recognize that other species may communicate in ways that we can't, the researchers say. After all, human ears aren't mobile. "Our study is the first to examine a potential cue to attention that humans do not...

2014-07-17 08:28:27

LAS VEGAS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioAdaptives, Inc. (OTCBB:BDPT) is pleased to announce Dr. Charlie Timmerman, DVM has joined the Advisory Board for its equine products. Dr. Timmerman is a 1970 graduate of University of Georgia. He has practiced in Aiken, South Carolina since graduating and opened the Aiken Veterinary clinic in 1972. BioAdaptives, under the direct supervision of Mr. Barry Epling, Chairman and CEO, has been testing two equine products in Aiken, South...

2014-07-15 23:07:29

EarthTec QZ announced today that it is officially registered for use in the state of California along with 24 other states to control zebra and quagga mussels in a cost-effective and environmentally friendly manner. Bentonville, AR (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 EarthTec QZ gains California EPA approval to provide industry’s most economical answer to zebra and quagga mussel proliferation. EarthTec QZ announced today that it is officially registered for use in the state of California along with...

2014-06-06 08:26:14

AUSTIN, Texas, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebra Imaging, Inc., the world's foremost provider of 3D holographic prints, announced today the creation of a strategic partnership with the Reprographic Services Association (RSA) to help serve the rapid expansion Zebra is experiencing with Architecture, Engineering and Construction Companies (AEC). The RSA is a dynamic network of over 80 companies with more than 185 locations across North America. Member companies are dedicated to...

2014-06-02 23:08:01

EarthTec QZ Gains EPA and NSF Approval to Provide Industry’s Most Economical Answer to Zebra and Quagga Mussel Proliferation Bentonville, AR (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Earth Science Laboratories Inc. officially launched today its EarthTec QZ product to control zebra and quagga mussels in a cost-effective and environmentally friendly manner. EarthTec QZ is the first and only chemical control method currently approved by both the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use in open waters...


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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