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2013-05-02 23:24:11

Vet Supply Source is giving horse owners a deal this May by making all of their equine worming syringes 25% off. Customers who purchase the syringes will also receive complimentary shipping on their orders. WIXOM, MI (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Vet Supply Source is giving horse owners a deal this May by making all of their equine worming syringes 25% off. Customers who purchase the syringes will also receive complimentary shipping on their orders. Vet Supply Source's deal comes at a very...

2013-04-24 23:03:44

Orthopaedic Specialist Dr. Stuart Styles Emphasizes Preventive Measures for Avoiding Horseback Riding Injuries. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 An estimated 30 million people ride horses every year in the United States. And according to the U.S. Consumers Product Safety Commission, about 200,000 of them are injured, with as many as 70,000 seen in hospital emergency rooms. The rate of injuries for horseback riding is higher than for motorcycle riding and is highest among riders 5- 24 years...

2013-03-23 23:00:38

T.E.N website features all 31 of the supplements offered by the company. They are divided into various categories: joints, digestion, hoof, behaviour, electrolytes, skin and coat, immunity, lifestyle, weight management, muscle, wellbeing and respiratory. Milton Keynes, England (PRWEB) March 24, 2013 The equine-nutrition company Ten Supplements has just launched a new website aimed at helping horse lovers find the right supplements to keep their horses fit and healthy. The website features a...

Do Horses Get Stage Fright?
2013-02-19 11:54:52

University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna Most of us are familiar with stage fright — with all its nasty manifestations such as rapid pulse, dry mouth, shaky voice, blushing and sweaty palms — but is the condition restricted to humans? How do animals react to the presence of human audiences? These questions have recently been addressed by the group of Christine Aurich at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna. Their results confirm that horse riders suffer more stress...

2013-01-14 23:02:21

Lewis Mill Farm is expecting a beautiful Gypsy Vanner foal that's for sale now. The birth of the foal is expected to place in late April. Vienna, GA (PRWEB) January 14, 2013 Lewis Mill Farm, a friendly, small, quaint farm in Vienna, Georgia that breeds miniature horses and miniature donkeys, is announcing the expected birth of a Gypsy Vanner foal. Liberty Hill´s Lexie, the granddaughter of one of the most brilliant Gypsy Vanner Horses known to man, The Lion King, is in foal this late...

Equine Performance Psychology And The Biology Behind Laminitis
2012-09-28 08:38:04

Achieving the best performance from a horse is the goal of not just professional riders, but also the millions of amateur and hobby riders all over the world. A new article published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Veterinary Research looks at the issues surrounding training, competition environment and practices, and how the psychology of horse mood, emotion and temperament can be used to enhance performance. A sister article looks at the devastating disease laminitis, and finds...


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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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.