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Study finds no evidence of moon phases influencing the sex of foals
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Study finds no evidence of moon phases influencing the sex of foals

Argentinian investigated 65,535 pregnancies in total.

Ireland to drive resurgence of Irish Draught Horse
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Ireland to drive resurgence of Irish Draught Horse

Breeders from around the world add voice to moves to preserve and promote the ID.

Amish family riding in a traditional Amish buggy in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA.
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Seven hurt in collision between carriage and SUV

Three people taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Australian light horsemen riding waler horses. The soldiers are of the original contingent of the Australian Imperial Force and the photo was taken prior to their departure from Australia in November 1914. The soldier on the right is Trooper William Harry Rankin Woods, 1st Light Horse Regiment, who died of wounds on 15 May 1915, one of the first light horsemen to die during the Battle of Gallipoli."
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New film to tell story of Australia’s WW1 horses

Anzac Equestrian history believed to be a “substantially untold story”.

Horses find timothy hay tasty and few will turn their noses up at it.
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Soaking hay causes dramatic rise in bacteria – research

Loss of hygiene could have clinical consequences, but more work needed to confirm this.

Rio's Olympic and Paralympic mascots have been unveiled.
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Vote to name Rio 2016’s funky mascots

Choice of three names for colourful creatures as past mascots welcomed to city.

Veterinary director Graeme Cooke leaves FEI
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Veterinary director Graeme Cooke leaves FEI

Cooke was driving force behind High-Health High-Performance horse (HHP) concept with OIE.

Nick Gauntlett.
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British-based eventers seek sun Down Under

Eventers make most of northern off-season by heading to New Zealand for clinics.

Manuel Bandeira de Mello
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FEI names new endurance director

Manuel Bandeira de Mello has vast experience in equestrian sports administration.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II became the first recipient of the FEI Lifetime Achievement award in recognition of her leading role as supporter of equestrian sport throughout her reign as British monarch. The award was presented by FEI President HRH Princess Haya at a ceremony in Buckingham Palace.
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Lifetime equestrian achievement award for Queen Elizabeth

Queen’s lifelong equine interest recognised by inaugural FEI award.

One of the victims of the attack, Jackson's GF Sails At Clayton Bay ("Sailor").
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Judge labels killing of six miniature horses as despicable

Australian builder jailed for three and a half years over attack.

More FM Breakfast veteran Gary McCormick created :A Very Good Horse Without a Head".
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They can ride, but can they draw? Kiwi eventers in charity art auction

30 works from The Great RDA Horse Doodle for auction this week.

Racing body to invest in biological passports for thoroughbreds
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Racing body to invest in biological passports for thoroughbreds

Passports to contain genetic fingerprint to combat gene doping.

A heartwarming moment. Photo: Budweiser
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Budweiser: Our Clydesdales are not being put out to pasture

Company says social media talk of their demise is untrue.

Nathan Guy
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NZ racing minister promises to curb offshore online betting

Overseas providers deprive local industry of funding, Nathan Guy says.

Researcher Marianne Vedeler hopes that, in reconstructing the Iron Age tunic found on a Norwegian glacier, much will be learnt about how the textile was made, how time-consuming it was to make, and how the wool was used, explains . Photo: Yngve Vogt/University of Oslo
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Retreating glacier provides clues to the lives of Iron Age horsemen and hunters

Norwegian glacier even preserved a 1700-year-old woollen tunic.

Three of the freed horses before being returned to their stables. Photo: Portland Police Bureau
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Police horses set loose from stables, found on nearby train tracks

Police in Portland, Oregon, arrest man over stable break-in.

Horse & Country TV channel announces Australian launch
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Horse & Country TV channel announces Australian launch

H&C TV heads down under next year, launching on Fetch TV from February 1.

Trojan horse tactic of parasites identified by researchers
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Trojan horse tactic of parasites identified by researchers

Parasites found to release tiny packages of genetic material into the cells of their victim.

Vinnie is given a valuable lesson from his mum.
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NY festival chooses best horse films

Equus Film Festival names winners in 14 categories following two-day NYC showing.

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