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Saturday, September 19, 2020
Study shows that rider weight does not affect horse’s ability

Study shows that rider weight does not affect horse’s ability

New data from a study in Denmark concludes that rider-to-horse weight ratios may be more lenient than previously thought. Ever wondered if your weight is...
Horses slow permafrost thawing

Horses slow permafrost thawing

Grazing animals, including horses, have been shown to drastically slow the thawing of permafrost in the Arctic. Permafrost in the Arctic is thawing at a...
Largest-ever study on muscle disease in horses 

Largest-ever study on muscle disease in horses 

New innovative research on muscle disease in horses will lead to better therapeutic treatment strategies. A team of researchers at the University of Minnesota College...
Researchers investigate benefits of CBD oil for equine anxiety

Researchers investigate benefits of CBD oil for equine anxiety

Can CBD reduce stress and help manage obsessive compulsive behaviors in horses? Researchers at Tarleton State University are seeking an answer to this frequently-asked...
ASPCA National Adoption Weekend aims to find homes for horses in need

ASPCA National Adoption Weekend aims to find homes for horses in need

The ASPCA is inviting animal shelters and rescues, as well as individuals, to participate in National Adoption Weekend from June 5-7, 2020. This nationwide...
How to avoid white line disease (seedy toe)

How to avoid white line disease (seedy toe)

White line disease can become quite severe if steps aren’t taken to eradicate it, so understanding what it is and how to prevent it...
Tips to keep horses safe during the COVID-19 pandemic

Tips to keep horses safe during the COVID-19 pandemic

Are you taking all the right steps to keep your horses safe during the COVID-19 pandemic? Check out these tips from the ASPCA to...
10 tips to reduce flooding impacts on your horse farm

10 tips to reduce flooding impacts on your horse farm

Flooding is often inevitable in the spring. Follow these expert tips to lessen the impact it has on your land – and your horses. In...
Equine-assisted interventions may benefit veterans

Equine-assisted interventions may benefit veterans

Researchers have discovered that equine-assisted interventions show promise for improving the psychosocial well-being of veterans. Equine-assisted interventions (EAIs) have been shown to be of great...
Senior horse returns to ring after Kissing Spine

Senior horse returns to ring after Kissing Spine

The story of a senior horse who made a tremendous comeback after being diagnosed with Kissing Spine. In 2018, an 11-year-old quarter horse named Wrangler...