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2011-03-02 07:15:00

BOULDER, Colo., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Admit it. No one reads their new car owner's manual. Hyundai Motors America (HMA) knows this and so does Boulder mobile app developer, Rage Digital. As such, Rage Digital created a cutting edge app for the new Hyundai Equus that puts everything an owner needs to know about this luxury vehicle at their digital fingertips. Literally. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110302/LA57433) In collaboration with HMA, Innocean Worldwide...

2010-12-13 11:23:00

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai is redefining the luxury vehicle ownership experience with the launch of the Equus Owner's Manual App for iPad®, iPhone and iPod touch. This is a clean-sheet approach to the luxury sedan's key features that also includes live service scheduling, video tutorials and location-based dealer locator. The app is available now on the App Store for owners and non-owners, and is available to download for iPads that...

2010-11-02 00:00:00

Hyundai's 2011 Luxury Platform Gets Full Treatment From Three Separate Customizers Automotive Rhythms to Put SEMA Attendees Behind the Wheel All Day, November 2, 2010 SEMA Show, Las Vegas Convention Center (PRWEB) November 1, 2010 Hyundai's all-new luxury flagship sedan, the 2011 Equus, is on display this year at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. But, putting a car on display at a tradeshow isn't groundbreaking. What IS fun and visually arresting is that three separate companies have fully...

2010-04-01 09:45:00

NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai aims to break down the barriers of owning a luxury car with the introduction of its all-new flagship, the 2011 Equus. Equus will compete with the best luxury sedans in the world on all levels including amenities, performance, advanced technologies, design and ownership experience when it arrives at select Hyundai dealerships late this summer. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2010-03-31 17:00:00

RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Sunny" and "Angel" may look like normal foals. But their veterinarian and the care providers at Helen Woodward Animal Center's Equine Hospital know that they're anything but normal. These babies and their mother, a 9-year-old mare named "Lena," overcame unbelievable odds just to be born! "This is the first time since we opened the hospital in 1986 that Helen Woodward Animal Center (HWAC) has had a pair of twin foals under our...

2010-02-24 08:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Active Interest Media, Inc. (AIM, www.aimmedia.com) today announced it has acquired all equine titles and online properties published by the Source Interlink Media division of Source Interlink Companies, Inc. (Source, www.sourceinterlink.com) and by Horse Media Group (HMG, www.horsemediagroup.com). Effective today, AIM's new publishing group will cover all facets of the equine industry and will include the largest and most respected titles in the...

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2010-01-05 08:10:00

Sandra Olsen of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History describes how she and her colleagues, with support from NSF, discovered evidence of the early beginnings of horse domestication in Kazakhstan Paleolithic hunters in Europe and Asia began exploiting horses for meat thousands of years ago, yet the origin of horse domestication long has eluded archaeologists--for some captivating reasons. One of the biggest reasons is that for many centuries, horse skeletons did not significantly differ in...

2009-08-14 14:27:46

The U.S. horse-breeding organization, The Jockey Club, says the 2010 crop of Thoroughbred foals could be the smallest in at least 33 years. Matt Iuliano, vice president of registration services for the official registrar for Thoroughbred breeding, said in a statement recent reports from mare breeders indicate only 30,000 foals may be registered in 2010, The (Louisville, Ky.) Courier-Journal said Friday. The predicted 2010 total of 30,000 would be the lowest foal tally since 1976 when 28,809...

2009-08-10 07:30:00

Contribution will help fund The Trevor Helpline and organization's other programs that assist LGBTQ youth LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Trevor Project, the non-profit organization that operates the only nationwide, around-the-clock crisis and suicide prevention helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth, today announced that it has received a major donation from Daniel Radcliffe, the critically-acclaimed star of the "Harry Potter"...

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2009-06-01 09:25:00

The first analysis of the effect of habit changes on migrating grazers Densely packed wildebeests flowing over the Serengeti, bison teeming across the Northern Plains"”these iconic images extend from Hollywood epics to the popular imagination. But the fact is, all of the world's large-scale terrestrial migrations have been severely reduced and a quarter of the migrating species are suspected to no longer migrate at all because of human changes to the landscape. A recently published...


Latest Equus Reference Libraries

Domestic Horse, Equus ferus caballus
2014-04-16 10:25:24

The domestic horse (Equus ferus caballus) is a subspecies of the wild horse that is thought to have developed over the course of forty five million to fifty five million years and contains over three hundred different breeds developed for a variety of purposes. It is thought that the horse was domesticated in Asia before 3500 BC based on two main sources of information. The first information about the domestic horse was gathered from archaeological and palaeological sites in Kazakhstan and...

Wild Horse, Equus ferus
2014-04-11 11:56:13

The Wild Horse (Equus ferus) is a species of the genus Equus, which includes as subspecies the modern domesticated horse as well as the undomesticated Tarpan, now extinct, and the endangered Przewalski’s horse. The Przewalski’s Horse was saved from the edge of extinction and reintroduced with success in the wild. The Tarpan became extinct during the 19th century, although it was a possible ancestor of the domestic horse, and roamed the steppes of Eurasia at the time of domestication....

American Paint Horse
2014-04-03 10:52:05

The American paint horse was developed in the United States using the American quarter horse and the thoroughbred, producing a desirable horse that greatly resembles the quarter horse and has pinto markings. After the creation of the American Quarter Horse Association, which focused on solid colors, in 1940, breeders wanted to preserve the more colorful horses produced from quarter horses. As a result, many organizations were founded that would later merge to become the American Paint Horse...

Plains Zebra, Equus quagga
2012-06-27 13:47:30

The plains zebra (Equus quagga) is native to Africa, and is the most common zebra found. Its range extends from southern Ethiopia to East Africa, with a southern range including Angola and eastern South Africa. Its other common names include Burchell’s zebra and the common zebra. The plains zebra holds six recognized subspecies including Grant’s zebra and the maneless zebra. The plains zebra and the mountain zebra are classified in the subgenus Hippotigris and appear to be more...

Mountain Zebra, Equus zebra
2012-06-18 16:36:00

The mountain zebra (Equus zebra) is native to the southwestern areas of Namibia, Angola, and South Africa. It prefers a habitat within mountainous areas, woodlands, open grasslands, or areas with abundant plant life at elevations of up to 3,300 feet. The diet of this zebra consists of buds, roots, fruits, bark, and tufted grass within its small range. The classification of the mountain zebra and its subspecies is debatable. Previously a subspecies within the subgenus Hippotigris, the Cape...

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