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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...

2014-04-10 14:49:56

At least one in 100 horses at some point in its life will lose the ability to control of its gait as a result of developing the neurological disorder ataxia. Once found to be ataxic, the horse is often put down, or undergoes an expensive operation with dubious results. But now researchers from the University of Copenhagen and the Royal Veterinary College in the UK have shown that there is marked disagreement among veterinary surgeons about whether or not a horse is ataxic. A trip to the...

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...

2014-02-13 23:03:50

Equine Connection initiates corporate training programs. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 As the old saying goes, "you can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink"… well, what if a horse could lead the company to success? What if a horse could identify the top employees, or make the entire team work more cohesively and effectively? This rapidly emerging strategy in the corporate training world could be the answer. Equine Connection, a Strathmore, Alberta...

2014-02-07 23:04:18

The University of Guelph Kemptville Campus offers a leadership training course with a difference: they use horses. Kemptville, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 The general consensus is that leadership training is vital to any business and that American football player and coach Vince Lombardi was correct when he stated that “Leaders aren’t born, they are made.” So it’s not a question of whether front-line managers should have leadership training, but what form it should...

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...

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 )...

2014-01-14 00:20:43

CHICAGO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equine Welfare Alliance, Inc. -- The omnibus bill pending before Congress this week contains language that will end the possibility of proposed horse slaughter plants opening in New Mexico and Missouri. The last three plants were closed in 2007 under state laws, and Congress had defunded required inspections which made it impossible for them to open in other states until 2011. (Photo:...

2014-01-06 23:03:07

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Equine Healthcare Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse the full report with TOC at: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/equine-healthcare-market.html Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Equine Healthcare Market (Diagnostic Products, Therapeutic Products and...


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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