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Do Women And Men Ride Horses Differently

Do Women And Men Ride Horses Differently?

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...

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2014-08-20 08:26:44

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HUGO BOSS Parfums announces the "Success Beyond the Game" NFL campaign, bringing together men who have achieved success beyond their discipline with the brand's classic scents for men: BOSS BOTTLED., BOSS BOTTLED. NIGHT. and HUGO MAN. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137619 HUGO BOSS Parfums and the NFL have teamed up together for the "Success Beyond the Game" campaign, which celebrates successful players known for their...

2014-08-20 08:26:30

Iron Man Pro Vault Edition Pinball Machine Ready for Play at Local RadioShack Store- High Score Wins Machine OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For 80 long years, residents of Oakland were banned from playing pinball because the game was viewed as illegal gambling. All that changed last month when the city's long prohibition on pinball was finally lifted. To celebrate this momentous occasion, RadioShack and Stern Pinball are teaming up to host a month-long pinball tournament...

2014-08-20 08:26:02

94,256-square-foot Atlanta facility expects more than 500,000 guests annually ATLANTA, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based tvsdesign is celebrating the completion of the new College Football Hall of Fame in downtown Atlanta, for which it designed both the architecture and interiors. The award-winning $68.5 million facility will open August 23. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140820/137693 Atlanta Hall Management, the not-for-profit organization established to build...

2014-08-20 08:25:46

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Football fans are getting ready for the upcoming NFL season and ticket demand is off the charts. Seattle Seahawks tickets are extremely hot but many Seattle fans are holding onto their tickets keeping secondary market ticket supplies tight. Dallas Cowboys tickets are perennially in high demand and secondary market sales are outpacing Seahawk by about 3 to 1 so far. Most other teams are experiencing sky-high demand too, like the...

2014-08-20 08:25:38

The primary languages of the women's tennis tour have expanded in recent years, with English, Spanish and French being joined by Russian and Chinese. But a new language is making inroads on the practice courts and in player restaurants, and even in the later rounds of important tournaments: Polish. -- New York Times NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the past five years, once a year top tennis players from Poland and of Polish descent meet at the Polish Consulate in its...

2014-08-19 23:13:05

Founder of Ultimate Golf Advantage (UGA), Alex Davidson, today releases a new guide offering instant fixes for the four most common and potentially game-crippling mistakes that golfers make. Mr. Davidson discusses the pitfalls that golfers experience and offers expert tips and insight to players struggling with their mental game - the full guide is available for download here http://www.UltimateGolfAdvantage.com/avoid-golfs-mental-hazards/ Manchester, United Kingdom (PRWEB) August 19, 2014...

2014-08-19 23:12:41

College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) announces the 2014 CFPA FCS Punt Returner Award Watch List. The initial watch list includes 34 punt returners from the Football Championship Subdivision. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) announces the 2014 CFPA FCS Punt Returner Award Watch List. The initial watch list includes 34 punt returners from the Football Championship Subdivision. All players are eligible for awards at their respective...

2014-08-19 23:02:26

Ticket Down has cut ticket prices for the friendly exhibition match between soccer powerhouses Chile and Mexico at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. This match will take place on Saturday, September 6th and this trusted ticket exchange has extended their customer appreciation promo/coupon code MEXICO-CHILE-2014 for added savings. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for authentic Mexico vs. Chile tickets at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara,...

2014-08-19 23:02:11

Only a Few Days Left to Enter Sweepstakes and Take Advantage of Opening Specials Franklin, TN (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Title Boxing Club Cool Springs is now open. To celebrate they have launched a Facebook Sweepstakes giving away prizes – including an entire year's membership. Sweepstakes ends this week. To enter visit http://www.facebook.com/titleboxingcoolsprings and click on the “Hit It Hard” Sweepstakes. Once entered, share with friends, and for each one that enters, you will...

2014-08-19 16:24:36

Saturday morning sports clinic opens Aug. 23rd COLUMBUS, Ind., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Indiana Orthopedics is offering a Saturday morning sports clinic at its Columbus location, 940 North Marr Road, Suite C, from 7:30 - 9:30 a.m., beginning Aug. 23, 2014, for athletes who have suffered an injury or require orthopedic treatment following a Friday evening practice or game. Walk-ins are welcome, and no appointment is necessary. "Orthopedic and sports-related injuries...


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Agricultural Show
2013-08-21 06:49:05

An Agricultural Show is a public event and is synonymous with the term state and county fairs. Agricultural shows exhibit all things pertaining to agriculture including equipment, animals, sports, and recreation. Livestock entered into the show is judged for various merits with ribbons being awarded. Competitions are held as well as trading of equipment and breeding stock. Agricultural shows are an intricate part of life in small country towns or other farming communities. The shows can...

Southern Cricket Frog, Acris gryllus
2013-07-26 13:49:45

The Southern Cricket Frog (Acris gryllus) is a small Hylid frog that is native to the Southeastern United States. It's very similar in appearance and habits to the Northern Cricket Frog, Acris crepitans, and was previously conspecific. The scientific name Acris is from the Greek word for locust, and the species name gryllus is Latin for cricket. The Southern Cricket Frog is approximately 0.75 to 1.5 inches. It has a pointed snout. The hind leg is more than half of the body length when...

European Free-tailed Bat, Tadarida teniotis or Tadarida insignis
2013-06-18 12:46:10

The European free-tailed bat (Tadarida teniotis or Tadarida insignis) is a species of free-tailed bat that is native to many areas in the Old World. It was reportedly seen in Korea in 1931, but no other reports have been recorded since that year. The body length of this species reaches between 3.3 inches and 3.7 inches, with a wing length of up to 2.5 inches. The European free-tailed bat appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Least Concern.” Image Caption: European...

Big-eared Woolly Bat, Chrotopterus auritus
2012-07-17 11:09:49

The big-eared woolly bat (Chrotopterus auritus), also known as Peter’s woolly false vampire bat and the false woolly vampire bat, is the only member of its genus. It is native to South and Central America, with a range that includes southern Brazil, Paraguay, and southern Mexico to Argentina. It prefers a habitat within subtropical forests, roosting in hollow logs and caves. The big-eared woolly bat is large, making it a rather slow flier. It will fly at altitudes of up to 6.5 feet. It...

Natterer's Bat, Myotis nattereri
2012-06-25 17:20:04

Natterer's bat (Myotis nattereri) is a small bat that is native to Europe. Typically, this bat bears brown fur on the back, wing, and leg membranes, with the wings appearing to be lighter in color. The underbelly is white in color. Its name is derived from Johann Natterer, an Austrian naturalist. As is typical with bats, Natterer’s bat uses echolocation to navigate and find food. The frequencies of its calls range between 23 and 115 kHz and can last up to 3.8 milliseconds. During the hot...

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