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Reaching out to Truman: A horse’s journey from fear to trust

| 27 August 2015 11:41 am | 0 Comments
Reaching out to Truman: A horse’s journey from fear to trust

Trainer Anna Twinney takes the first steps with a troubled thoroughbred.

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Cure closer for sweet itch in horses

| 3 July 2015 11:15 am | 0 Comments
Cure closer for sweet itch in horses

Sweet itch is most often an allergic reaction of horses to the bites of midges.

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Luhmühlen dressage leader remains; 4 Kiwis in top 10

| 20 June 2015 9:24 am | 0 Comments
Luhmühlen dressage leader remains; 4 Kiwis in top 10

Leading riders unable to beat Julien Despontin’s 31.9 score.

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Wet, wet, wet: Equine health at risk when rain keeps falling

| 18 June 2015 12:05 pm | 0 Comments
Wet, wet, wet: Equine health at risk when rain keeps falling

Insect-borne diseases, toxic grass and skin irritations all things to watch for.

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Exciting additions for Wales equine science degree course

| 17 June 2015 7:53 am | 0 Comments
Exciting additions for Wales equine science degree course

£1000 scholarships and free training towards BHS examinations on offer.

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Horse riding: we’re not just sitting there

| 16 June 2015 9:24 am | 0 Comments
Horse riding: we’re not just sitting there

Texas study finds health benefits can come from accumulated weekly horseback riding.

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Horses heat up 10 times faster than people – study

| 16 June 2015 8:54 am | 4 Comments
Horses heat up 10 times faster than people – study

Horse are more susceptible to heat stress than people.

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US animal welfare expert retires after 38 years

| 28 May 2015 8:33 am | 0 Comments
US animal welfare expert retires after 38 years

Texas A&M’s Ted Friend studied circus animals and horse transport.

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Equine massage: Hands on for the competitive edge

| 26 May 2015 7:35 am | 0 Comments
Equine massage: Hands on for the competitive edge

Equine massage sessions can often resemble Swedish sports massage for human athletes.

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Star jumps jockey AP McCoy farewelled

| 5 May 2015 8:59 am | 0 Comments
Star jumps jockey AP McCoy farewelled

Several contenders emerge to take over as champion jockey following Anthony Peter McCoy’s retirement.

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Do horses really enjoy jumping?

| 30 April 2015 7:20 am | 2 Comments
Do horses really enjoy jumping?

Research from Poland suggests some horses are happy to jump of their own accord.

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A day at the camel races

| 23 March 2015 10:19 am | 0 Comments
A day at the camel races

Camel racing in the Middle East is big business, and a great source of pride for owners.

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Windsor’s big heart skips more than a beat

| 28 February 2015 11:47 am | 0 Comments
Windsor’s big heart skips more than a beat

Clydesdale successfully treated for atrial fibrillation.

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‘Patron saint of pets’ honored: vet chalks up 54 years of service

| 26 February 2015 9:07 am | 0 Comments
‘Patron saint of pets’ honored: vet chalks up 54 years of service

Edward Garcia a fixture in Denver’s animal world.

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Long hospital stay sees Zippy the zebra back on his feet

| 23 February 2015 7:33 pm | 0 Comments
Long hospital stay sees Zippy the zebra back on his feet

Vets and farrier work together to allow Zippy to regrow a hoof capsule.

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Vaulters in full flight for World Cup honours

| 23 February 2015 9:41 am | 0 Comments
Vaulters in full flight for World Cup honours

Austria, Germany and France represented atop the podium in Graz.

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How to help your horse kiss ‘Kissing Spine’ goodbye

| 4 February 2015 7:30 am | 16 Comments
How to help your horse kiss ‘Kissing Spine’ goodbye

Some simple “core correction” exercises can help.

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Five cold-weather tips for horse owners

| 31 January 2015 8:45 am | 0 Comments
Five cold-weather tips for horse owners

Hot tips to see you through a cold winter in the northern hemisphere.

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Horse drugs and medication: don’t overdo it

| 30 January 2015 9:19 am | 0 Comments
Horse drugs and medication: don’t overdo it

Some horse owners give “too much of a good thing” when dishing out medication.

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Leading ‘chasers back on track after major health issues

| 25 January 2015 9:07 am | 0 Comments
Leading ‘chasers back on track after major health issues

Sprinter Sacre and Sire de Grugy to clash in Cheltenham’s Queen Mother Champion Chase.

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