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2009-02-23 06:00:00

"Unique portability . . . Fast scan . . . low operating cost," says veterinary school's clinician KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Medical Systems, Inc. (UMS) of Ohio, the leading worldwide supplier of innovative veterinary computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems, recently unveiled EQUUS One -- the world's first equine-dedicated, portable, battery-operated CT scanner -- at the New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pa., the large-animal...

2009-01-02 15:36:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Equus Total Return, Inc. (NYSE: EQS) (the "Fund") announces a write down of its debt and equity investment in Nickent Golf, Inc. ("Nickent"). The write down from $8.43 million to $180,000 is based on Nickent's current financial condition and the effects of the market economy on Nickent's business. The remaining fair value of the Fund's investment represents a short-term loan secured by certain accounts receivable of Nickent. Today's write down...

2009-01-01 11:38:10

British actor Daniel Radcliffe, star of the Harry Potter films, says he would like to perform in musicals after a recent New York performance. The Daily Telegraph (Britain) said Thursday that after making his on-stage singing debut at the New York charity gala, Broadway Cares, the 19-year-old actor said he would like to see additional singing roles in his future. The actor, who plays the title role in the successful Harry Potter films, performed at the charity gala as part of his touring role...

2008-09-28 06:00:14

By Randy McMullen Young Daniel Radcliffe debuted as a Broadway actor. Clay Aiken and Lindsay Lohan came out. And Joan Rivers once again got defensive when someone suggested that her comedy was in poor taste and not funny (hey, we can relate). CLAY AND LINDSAY'S COMING-OUT PARTY: Clay Aiken confirmed to People magazine his longtime secret that pretty much everyone already knew: Yes "... he thinks Paula Abdul's a little loopy. Seriously, his confirmation that he's gay surprised almost no...

2008-09-26 12:00:09

Glenn Close, Kathleen Turner and Dominic Cooper were among the stars who turned out for British actor Daniel Radcliffe's Broadway debut in "Equus" Thursday. Radcliffe, 19, is best known for playing wizard Harry Potter in the blockbuster film franchise. In Peter Shaffer's "Equus," he portrays a troubled young man who blinds six horses. Richard Griffiths plays the psychiatrist who treats him. The BBC said Close, Turner and Cooper were in the audience when the play opened Thursday night...

2008-09-26 06:00:24

By Elysa Gardner NEW YORK -- The good and bad news about the new Broadway revival of Equus (*** out of four) with Daniel Radcliffe is that the actor is aging a lot more gracefully than the play. In this London-based production, which opened Thursday at the Broadhurst Theatre, the Harry Potter star puts to rest any arguments that his appeal should be limited to moony adolescents and maudlin grown-ups. If only the same could be said for Peter Shaffer's 35-year-old drama. Shaffer's...

2008-09-25 06:00:21

By Elysa Gardner Daniel Radcliffe doesn't understand "the fuss over the difference between stage acting and screen acting." The Harry Potter star, who makes his Broadway debut in a revival of Peter Shaffer's Equus opening tonight at the Broadhurst Theatre, says the stage makes certain technical demands. But Radcliffe, 19, dismisses the notion that live performance need be larger in scale or that doing eight shows a week requires more energy than a movie, "where there can be really...

2008-09-16 06:00:19

By Sarah Lyall Dressed in a leather jacket and hunched antisocially over his cellphone, Daniel Radcliffe could have been any other disaffected teenager adrift in gadget-world. But suddenly he looked up and leapt to his feet as if prodded by Emily Post herself. "Sorry," he said. "Sorry! I'm just checking on the cricket scores. They're about to start for the day." "They" were the members of the England cricket team, Radcliffe explained. He held forth for a few minutes about the sport's...

2008-09-15 09:00:33

By PHILIP BOROFF By Philip Boroff Bloomberg News New York Even after three canceled openings, Broadway is not looking bare. Fourteen new productions are scheduled through mid-December, about the same as a year ago, with an emphasis on new musicals, including "Billy Elliot," and revivals of plays such as "Equus." "The shows were booked before there were no bonuses on Wall Street," said Emanuel Azenberg, a 74-year-old Broadway producer and general manager who has worked on more than...

2008-09-08 18:00:24

By Michael Kuchwara NEW YORK - Where have all the new plays gone? On Broadway this fall, it will be lonely pair - "To Be or Not to Be" and "Dividing the Estate" - that will qualify as new works in a season studded with starry revivals such as "Equus" and "All My Sons." "Broadway has been fairly unfriendly to the new play for a while," said Daniel Sullivan, acting artistic director last season for Manhattan Theatre Club, which will produce one of those two new works. "When you are talking...


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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