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Yo, what do you think of this horse-themed commercial?

Yo, what do you think of this horse-themed commercial?

Could the Budweiser Clydesdales have been upstaged at Super Bowl?

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Refrozen stallion semen tested on in-season mares in German study

Refrozen stallion semen tested on in-season mares in German study

Pregnancy rates were drastically reduced, researchers reported.

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Petition asks FEI to move world endurance champs from Dubai

Petition asks FEI to move world endurance champs from Dubai

More than 2400 supporters at the time of writing.

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US endurance officials baulk at world champs in Dubai

US endurance officials baulk at world champs in Dubai

AERC responds to current welfare concerns in the UAE.

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Why horse riders shouldn’t “get back on” after a crashing fall

Why horse riders shouldn’t “get back on” after a crashing fall

Researchers learn when concussions can lead to sustained brain damage.

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Emirates Equestrian Federation metes out hefty fines

Emirates Equestrian Federation metes out hefty fines

National body undertakes to sort out endurance problems.

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Focus

Star French jumping mare Silvana retired at 17

Star French jumping mare Silvana retired at 17

Kevin Staut: “The retirement of my princess”, in official ceremony.

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Posthumous honor for late showjumper Andres Rodriguez

Posthumous honor for late showjumper Andres Rodriguez

Special presentation for the inaurgural M. Michael Meller Style Award.

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World Cup wrap: Dutch driver denies Aussie seventh title

World Cup wrap: Dutch driver denies Aussie seventh title

Driving Final and Jumping in Bordeaux, and Jumping in Florida.

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Video: Mark Todd on the Olympic road to Rio 2016

Video: Mark Todd on the Olympic road to Rio 2016

Todd is still working hard to stay on top of the three-day-eventing world.

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Boyd’s the best: former Aussie nabs Florida eventing showcase – again

Boyd’s the best: former Aussie nabs Florida eventing showcase – again

Two-day showcase brings eventing to a jumping and dressage stronghold.

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Peebles rallies to honour home-town hero Scott Brash

Peebles rallies to honour home-town hero Scott Brash

Plans to immortalise Olympic gold medalist in Scottish town.

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Research

Researchers find further link between head injuries and Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers find further link between head injuries and Alzheimer’s disease

Head injuries “triggers biological processes that burn away for years.”

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Abnormal tissue changes in wound healing behind sarcoids, say researchers

Abnormal tissue changes in wound healing behind sarcoids, say researchers

Findings open avenues for several potential therapeutic approaches.

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Research into potential probiotic wormer in horses scores federal cash

Research into potential probiotic wormer in horses scores federal cash

Innovative crowdfunded research helped get $US2.1m grant.

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Relationships with animals should be considered in disasters – review

Relationships with animals should be considered in disasters – review

Some owners can consider pets to be part of themselves.

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Can you see what I see? Camouflage not behind zebras’ stripes – researchers

Can you see what I see? Camouflage not behind zebras’ stripes – researchers

Scientists consider how hyenas and lions would see the stripes.

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Horse imported into Britain may have been infected by West Nile Virus

Horse imported into Britain may have been infected by West Nile Virus

Researchers report on likely case in horse from Cyprus.

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Health

Scientists unravel mysteries of the equine tendon

Scientists unravel mysteries of the equine tendon

Study team casts spotlight on processes behind deterioration.

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Push for more enrolments in British laminitis study

Push for more enrolments in British laminitis study

Animal Health Trust hopes to sign up more than 3000 horses and ponies.

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New horse guidelines in NZ stress the importance of know-how

New horse guidelines in NZ stress the importance of know-how

Code lays out minimum standards and offers best-practice guidance.

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Does turmeric spice up your horse’s life? Survey aims to find out

Does turmeric spice up your horse’s life? Survey aims to find out

Survey to add to knowledge of turmeric/curcumin use in horses.

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Winter is the right time to attack encysted small redworms

Winter is the right time to attack encysted small redworms

Pre-Spring reminder: Prepare to tackle the larval stages of the small redworm.

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Latest wheeze: “Equine asthma” gets the nod from veterinary panel

Latest wheeze: “Equine asthma” gets the nod from veterinary panel

Fresh consensus statement published on asthma-related conditions.

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Training

Bad dressage test? Blame it on your inferior parietal cortex

Bad dressage test? Blame it on your inferior parietal cortex

Just when you need that finesse and control, it all falls apart.

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“Move it or lose it” to keep horses sound, but ignore the judging scorecard

“Move it or lose it” to keep horses sound, but ignore the judging scorecard

Muscles and bones actively remodel in response to exercise stresses.

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Opening the stable doors from lameness to soundness

Opening the stable doors from lameness to soundness

The horse’s deeper structures are the foundation of athletic performance.

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Why working on the forehand can be a horse killer

Why working on the forehand can be a horse killer

Subchondral sclerosis evolves from tiny micro-cracks, leading to arthritis.

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Why your horse should be treated as the athlete he is

Why your horse should be treated as the athlete he is

Soundness and excellence relies on the coordination of many systems.

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Metal in the mouth: A bit of advice

Metal in the mouth: A bit of advice

The problem with many bits, is that they apply far too much pressure, writes Neil Davies.

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Breeding

Age biggest factor in fertility of thoroughbred mares – study

Age biggest factor in fertility of thoroughbred mares – study

Uterine inflammation or infections, if well managed, did not affect fertility.

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Inbreeding rises in Polish Konik horses, but genetic diversity still high

Inbreeding rises in Polish Konik horses, but genetic diversity still high

More attention to genetic diversity, less on horse numbers, say researchers

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China looks to clone horses at new centre

China looks to clone horses at new centre

World’s largest animal cloning centre will also clone cattle and dogs.

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Mystery remains around key process in early equine pregnancy – review

Mystery remains around key process in early equine pregnancy – review

Advancements in molecular biology may eventually solve riddle.

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Stallion sperm production affected by the company they keep – study

Stallion sperm production affected by the company they keep – study

Sperm characteristics found to be affected by social environment.

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Researchers probe immune response in the wombs of in-season mares

Researchers probe immune response in the wombs of in-season mares

Study casts fresh light on equine endometritis.

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Features

Paying homage to the horse in the deserts of Dubai

Paying homage to the horse in the deserts of Dubai

Dubai must surely be the centre of the equine world in the Emirates.

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Those first steps with horses: A beginner’s guide

Those first steps with horses: A beginner’s guide

There’s a lot to learn when starting your kids out in the saddle.

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New year, new life for wild horse back at Idaho home

New year, new life for wild horse back at Idaho home

Challis wild horse reunited with her family, thanks to Wild Love Preserve.

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Video: Why horses make the best therapists

Video: Why horses make the best therapists

“Horses sense everything and they reflect our truth”.

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Meaningless words and theories: Horses don’t care and neither should you

Meaningless words and theories: Horses don’t care and neither should you

Take no notice of “cocktail party theorists”, says Jean Luc Cornille.

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Santa’s sack crisis: Horses make a special delivery

Santa’s sack crisis: Horses make a special delivery

Santa’s Christmas Eve run is in trouble. What can be done?

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In Brief

Showcase course planned for American Eventing Champs at Tryon

Showcase course planned for American Eventing Champs at Tryon

Eric Bull to design 2016 course in event’s return to the Carolinas.

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Kaley Cuoco nails the perfect room for horse lovers

Kaley Cuoco nails the perfect room for horse lovers

Horse racing wallpaper makes a Big Bang in actress’s room makeover.

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Leading Australasian riders align in NZ for star-studded show

Leading Australasian riders align in NZ for star-studded show

Inaugural Riding With The Stars show in Hamilton next week.

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Sixth racehorse euthanized in outbreak of EHV-1 at New Mexico track

Sixth racehorse euthanized in outbreak of EHV-1 at New Mexico track

Biosecurity measures remain in place at Sunland Park racecourse.

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New York mayor’s plan to reduce carriage trade in big trouble

New York mayor’s plan to reduce carriage trade in big trouble

Union pulls its support; council bill unlikely to have the numbers.

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Endurance Great Britain weighs in on UAE controversy

Endurance Great Britain weighs in on UAE controversy

“FEI has duty to address a culture of riding horses beyond their means.”

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