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2014-08-27 12:24:15

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennifer MaHarry is not your typical wildlife photographer. For one thing, she's also an art director for Hollywood studios. This means she approaches creating images from a more graphic and design-oriented point of view. For another thing, not many Angelenos have tracked down mustangs in the wild, wild west. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140379 Her current retrospective at the G2 Gallery (1503 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice)...

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,...

Do Women And Men Ride Horses Differently?
2014-08-12 03:39:20

University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna Scientists at the Vetmeduni in Vienna have analyzed how horses are affected by the sex of their riders. Various parameters of stress were determined in horses and their riders when they covered an obstacle course. The results were surprising: the level of stress on a horse is independent of whether a man or a woman is in the saddle. Furthermore, the stress responses of male and female riders are essentially the same. The results have been published...

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...

2014-05-22 23:11:28

Dynamite Specialty Products, a family-owned company that has been manufacturing and distributing nutritional supplements for all creatures for over 30 years, donated $7427 to RVR Horse Rescue in Riverview, Florida 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, ID (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Dynamite Specialty...

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...

2014-05-01 16:27:42

ANKENY, Iowa, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APC, Inc., maker of the LIFELINE brand of Equine performance products, is pleased to announce its partnership with Chris Cox, well-loved host of Chris Cox Horsemanship on RFD-TV and three-time Road to the Horse World Champion. Cox's fans count on him for practical horsemanship strategies that help them better communicate with their horses. And Cox delivers. His commonsense teachings impact tens of thousands of horsemen and women around the...


Latest Horse 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...

Sorraia
2014-07-07 11:22:23

The Sorraia is breed of horse that is native to Portugal on the Iberian Peninsula. Although its exact origin is unknown, it is known to have developed in southern portions of this area, but only first became recognized by the scientific world in the twentieth century. One theory regarding its origin suggests that it is a descendent of a wild horse that once inhabited the area, while another theory suggests that it is similar to mustangs, having developed from Spanish horses that were brought...

Tori horse
2014-07-03 13:16:45

The Tori is a breed of horse that originated in Estonia. The first breed type was developed between 1890 to 1950 by crossing native mares with European stallions. The Tori’s quality slowly deteriorated from inbreeding depression found in the 1930s. The Tori was then crossed with Breton Post-Horse stallions to alleviate the inbreeding depression. As a result a larger type of Tori was developed and became widespread. Further crossbreeding was introduced with Hanoverian, Holstein 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...

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