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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...

2014-05-08 23:07:41

Gowrie Group, a premier insurance agency, is excited to announce a corporate sponsorship of the 2014 Devon Horse Show & Country Fair. Kiley Prime, an accomplished rider and a Personal Lines & Equine Insurance Specialist at Gowrie Group, will be showing in the Amateur Owner 18-35 year old 3’6” division. West Chester, PA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Gowrie Group, a prominent independent insurance agency, is excited to announce their corporate sponsorship of the 2014 Devon Horse Show...

2014-05-02 23:08:41

Giving Leg Up to Disabled Children and Adults Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 On Friday, May 2, Give a Buck for Special Equestrians, a Florida-based charity, and Bright’s Creek, a Western North Carolina family mountain golf and equestrian community, will give a leg up for children and adults in the area with disabilities, when they collaborate to launch the first North Carolina chapter of Give a Buck for Special Equestrians to benefit Appalachian Therapeutic Riding Center. An all...

Zebra Stripes Are Meant To Ward Off Biting Flies
2014-04-01 13:22:59

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Zebras are known for their signature black-and-white stripes and a new study published in the journal Nature Communications has found more evidence that biting flies are actually the reason behind the evolution of this unique coloration. The origin of the stripes was actually debated by Alfred Russel Wallace and Charles Darwin 120 years ago. Theories surrounding their value include a form of camouflage, a distracting effect on...

2014-03-18 08:27:56

Architects of U.S. Horse Slaughter Ban to Address Invitation-Only Crowd with Special Video Message from Vice President Joe Biden CHATHAM, N.Y., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 American Equine Summit, which will feature presentations from some of the most prominent equine experts in the nation, will take place on Saturday, April 26(th) and Sunday, April 27(th) at Equine Advocates Rescue & Sanctuary in Chatham, NY. Veteran television news journalist Jane Velez-Mitchell...

2014-03-12 23:24:44

DMG Productions explores the world of equine health. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 DMG Productions is currently gathering content for next quarter's programming as they prepare to take viewers on an entertaining and educational journey inside the world of equine health. This two part series will be presented commercial free and there will be several topics addressed covering a wide spectrum of areas surrounding horse health and the industry. From dental care to farriery;...

2014-02-28 23:33:09

Study will explore how guided interaction with horses can develop emotional intelligence in humans. The study is a collaboration between the University of Kentucky and The Horse Institute (http://www.thehorseinstitute.com). Ancramdale, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Horse Institute has committed to match individual donations, dollar for dollar up to a total of $2,500, to assist the University of Kentucky’s (UK) fundraising efforts. Proceeds will directly support research on the...

2014-02-10 23:03:03

Rapid Consulting's PMR and Mother's Milk apps become the first mobile healthcare solutions to receive Zebra Technologies' Validation. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 The mobile applications "Patient Medical Record (PMR)" and "Mother's Milk," developed by Rapid Consulting, have both received Zebra Technologies Validation. By adhering to rigorous testing and best practices policies, PMR and Mother's Milk were recognized by Zebra as deserving of...

2014-01-31 23:35:17

Preston Hyundai thinks that the 2014 Hyundai Equus is the best luxury sedan. The Hyundai Equus has features they feel make it top notch. Hurlock, Maryland (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Preston Hyundai feels the 2014 Hyundai Equus is the number one choice when looking for a luxury sedan. They love the Hyundai Equus so much that they have created an excellent inventory of it. Ever since the Equus was introduced, Preston Hyundai was impressed with the vehicle and all of the great features that...

2014-01-16 16:23:58

DUBLIN, Ireland, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7r5clm/equine_healthcare) has announced the addition of the "Equine Healthcare Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends & Forecast, 2013 - 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7r5clm/equine_healthcare ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 )...


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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
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