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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...


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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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