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Horse's Gait Is All In The Genes
2012-08-30 07:36:34

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international consortium of researchers from Uppsala University, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Texas A&M University have discovered a mutation in a single gene in horses that is critical for the ability to perform ambling gaits and pacing that has a major effect on performance in harness racing. The study, published in Nature, is a breakthrough for understanding spinal cord neuronal circuitry and locomotion in...

2011-03-15 09:15:00

BURBANK, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiesta is held at the LA Equestrian Center in Burbank. The four-days feature multi-breed horse show competitions and a Charity Spectacular presented Saturday evening. The Spectacular, the main event, features an evening of non-stop equine Broadway style entertainment, celebrating the heritage and historical impact of the Spanish horse. This year the horse show expands to include a day of Dressage, a day of Driving, and performance classes...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.