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Unique Leg Bone Structure Helps Keep Giraffes On Their Feet
2014-07-04 07:49:38

Alan McStravick and Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As one of the largest purveyors of children's games and toys, Toys 'Я' Us saw the value in choosing one of the more uniquely designed creatures in the animal kingdom, the giraffe, as their spokesanimal. Noted for long legs and a long neck, the giraffe is the tallest land dwelling animal on Earth and it's different but docile appearance has long piqued the attentions of children worldwide. Now it appears the...

2014-05-17 23:02:33

Home Remedies For Sore Muscles In Neck, Shoulders, Back And Legs, a new report on the website Vkool.com, uncovers simple and easy tips to prevent or treat muscle soreness quickly. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 Home Remedies For Sore Muscles In Neck, Shoulders, Back And Legs, a new report created by Ivan Grace on the site Vkool.com, reveals to readers easy ways to prevent or treat muscle soreness quickly. In the first part of this report, people will discover causes of muscle soreness...

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;...

2014-01-31 23:31:54

Innovative Horseshoe Alternative Provides Therapeutic Benefits for Horses Highlands, NC (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Advanced Equine Comfort, LLC announced today the launch of a newly patented product, Easy’s Slipper® (patent number USD689,246S). The glue-on shoe is a flexible horseshoe alternative that provides therapeutic benefits by utilizing scientific data and innovative materials to protect and grow healthier hooves and happier horses. Easy’s Slipper®, a lightweight...

2013-08-19 14:58:58

Gait and movement pattern are essential to the horse, whether it's a question of the horse's well-being, competition riding or breeding. For the first time, new research made in collaboration between University of Copenhagen and The Royal Veterinary College in the United Kingdom makes it possible to use sensors to accurately measure a horse's movements and to quantify limb movement outside the traditional gait laboratory. This provides veterinarians as well as breeders and trainers with a...

2013-07-09 23:29:14

Baby Boomer and Generation-X professionals often struggle to find time for fitness among the crush of professional, family and social obligations. "Back in the Saddle to Fit: 10 Steps to Reclaiming Athletic Fitness for the Busy Professional" is an exercise and nutrition information resource to inspire fitness "newbies" and experienced exercisers to get back in the game. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 A new book aims to help Baby Boomer and Generation-X...

2013-05-02 10:13:54

Patricia de Cocq is a keen horsewoman, but her interest in horses extends beyond her passion for riding: she is also a vet. Interested in the animals' welfare, de Cocq explains that many horses that are ridden experience back pain that is hard to treat. Which made her wonder: could riders modify their technique to reduce the load exerted on their horses' backs? Analyzing the movements of riders on trotting horses, de Cocq discovered that 'rising trot' significantly reduces the load exerted on...

2012-07-22 23:00:59

UK Runners Suffer from Stiff Upper Hips--Somax Performance Institute Tiburon, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2012 Somax Performance Institute (http://somaxsports.com), the world leader in analyzing, measuring and improving running mechanics, has found that British Olympic runners (with the exception of Mo Farah, who was born in Somalia) are much stiffer than British Olympic runners from 15-30 years ago, which explains why UK running records are 15-30 years old. Since their hips are also stiffer than...

2012-07-04 01:50:42

MU-developed “Lameness Locator” system helps diagnose lameness sooner, makes treatment easier The most common ailment to affect a horse is lameness. A University of Missouri equine veterinarian  has developed a way to detect this problem using a motion detection system called the “Lameness Locator.”  Now, Kevin Keegan, a professor of equine surgery in the College of Veterinary Medicine at MU, has found that his Lameness Locator can detect lameness earlier...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.