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Missionary Samuel Marsden brought the first horses to New Zealand.
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Horses arrived in New Zealand 200 years ago today

Maori in awe at sight of such extraordinary looking animals.

The characteristic inward curving ears of the Marwari horse. Photo: Virendra Kankariya/Wikipedia
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Scientists map whole genome of a Marwari horse

First Asian horse breed to have its entire genome mapped.

Enriched lives create better adjusted horses, researchers find
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Enriched lives create better adjusted horses, researchers find

Fulfilling environment shown to have a raft of benefits.

The typical appearance of an idiopathic focal eosinophilic enteritis lesion in a horse. The lesion spans all or part of the circumference of the small intestine. The tissues are markedly thickened at the site of the lesion and most commonly there is obstruction of the bowel. Photo: PLoS ONE
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Seasonal pattern found in emerging cause of colic

Much is still unknown about idiopathic focal eosinophilic enteritis.

David Simpson jumps to victory on his mare Richi Rich to win the Alltech Christmas Puissance at Olympia, London.
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David Simpson strikes it Rich with 7’3″ puissance win

Northern Ireland rider pilots Richi Rich to jump 2.2m at Olympia Puissance.

Is safety valued in thoroughbreds in the riding horse market?
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Is safety valued in thoroughbreds in the riding horse market?

Australian researchers check out advertisements to find out.

Wild horses in Nevada.
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Authorities to use fertility control vaccine on up to 250 wild mares

Feds announced series of Nevada musters for early next year.

Veterinary hospital successfully treats case of equine coronavirus
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Veterinary hospital successfully treats case of equine coronavirus

Rising concern over growing prevalence of virus.

Princess Haya pictured with the newly elected FEI President Ingmar De Vos) on December 14, the day she stepped down as the FEI President after eight years in the role. Princess Haya handed the FEI Presidential pin over to the new President during a brief ceremony which followed the General Assembly.
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Tributes for FEI honorary president Princess Haya

New president describes outgoing leader as “a visionary who has transformed the FEI.”

Microscopic view of DNA being extracted (pipette at right) from an animal egg during a cloning procedure in Professor Neal First's animal science research lab at the University of Wisconsin–Madison during 1998.
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Animal cloning pioneer Neal First dies at 84

Wisconsin scientist’s lab best known for studies on reproduction in horses, cattle and pigs.

Wild horses in Wyoming.
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Animal advocates seek to intervene in Wyoming wild horse lawsuit

“We are intervening to protect the last remaining wild horses in state.”

Nathan Guy
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NZ racecourse safety projects get state funding

Projects receive more than $NZ75,000.

Grand Slam contenders Scott Brash and Hello Sanctos.
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Scott Brash on his Rolex Grand Slam hopes

Leading contender: “Winning one of these shows is hard enough, but to win all three…”.

After the introduction of (BS)EN 1384 in 1996, some 15% of all equestrian injuries were to the head and face, a drop from the 33% prior to the standard.
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British horse-riding helmet standard withdrawn

Helmets currently on the market not affected by withdrawal of (BS)EN1384 standard.

Claire Brown.
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Connemara ponies’ history provides cultural insights for researcher

Claire Brown sets off in new research direction.

Wild horses in Wyoming.
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Third horse ecosanctuary approved by US authorities

Sanctuary to located near Lander, Wyoming.

A man catches a domestic Mongolian horse in Khomiin Tal, Mongolia.
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Domestication came at a cost  to horses, say researchers

Domestication over millennia has boosted accumulation of harmful mutations.

Another world record for Charlotte and Valegro
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Another world record for Charlotte and Valegro

Britain’s golden pair edge ever closer to the 90% mark with another stunning victory.

Mine! Scott Brash and Hello Sanctos after their victory in Geneva.
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Hello Sanctos and hello Rolex Grand Slam: Scott’s on a roll

British rider just keeps on winning, with second emphatic victory in Geneva.

Jessica Mendoza at her new yard in Holland.
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British rider leaps up World Jumping rankings

18-year-old Jessica Mendoza the second-ranked British female rider this year.

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