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Kentucky's first hemp crop in decades was planted at a University of Kentucky research farm about five months ago. Photo: Matt Barton
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Hemp grown in Kentucky to be tried as horse bedding

Harvest time for hemp crops legally grown by universities in trial.

Amish family riding in a traditional Amish buggy in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA.
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Jail for drive-by shooting of horse pulling a buggy with five people

Timothy Antonio Diggs Jr off to county jail in Pennsylvania.

Trakehner Champion Stallion 2014 Sir Sansibar.
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Sir Sansibar tops best trakehner stallions of the year

Champion Stallion at Neumuenster described as “perfectly straight and talented”.

Going out on a limb for horses
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Going out on a limb for horses

Researcher sets out to assess viability of prosthetic implants for horses.

Top priced lot at the 2014 Trakehner Market was Hopkins, who fetched €100,000.
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Trakehner stallion Hopkins fetches €100K at auction

Hopkins makes top price at the 2014 Trakehner Stallion Market auction.

The Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust team with one of the vehicles which is currently out of service.
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Four-wheeled crisis spells trouble for working equines in The Gambia

Crucial mobile vet clinics at a standstill due to vehicle woes.

Two men hurt, two horses killed in highway incident
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Two men hurt, two horses killed in highway incident

Truck in Delaware strikes two horses; following pickup truck overturns taking evasive action.

Word of mouth: Confusion in Britain over equine dentistry
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Word of mouth: Confusion in Britain over equine dentistry

British Equine Veterinary Association moves to clarify situation.

Invitation Only takes leading sire title from Zippo Pine Bar
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Invitation Only takes leading sire title from Zippo Pine Bar

Stallion moves from second spot to No. 1 all-time leading sire of AQHA points.

The mummified remains of the high-status woman found on the Ukok Plateau. Photo: Kobsev/Wikipedia
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Did a horse fall 2500 years ago play a part in woman’s death?

Fascinating account of last months of high-status woman who died on Siberian plateau.

The pulp from citrus is becoming an increasingly common ingredient in concentrated horse feeds in some parts of the world. Photo: US Dept of Agriculture
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Scientists assess citrus pulp in horse feed

Citrus pulp described as a safe energy source.

Multiple melanomas in a grey horse. © Caroldermoid
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Scientists develop lab equivalent of equine skin

Development opens way for more lab-based work on skin diseases in horses.

Space-age racehorse training is coming to Britain.
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Futuristic horse exercise machine to be installed in England

System is brainchild of Turkish industrialist.

A damaged helmet.
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Helmet hair or vege-brain – your choice!

20% of accidents resulting in head injuries happen while the person is on the ground.

Free-ranging wild horses. © BLM/Utah
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Drought sparks emergency wild horse muster in Oregon

Federal land managers to remove up to 75 mustangs because of water shortage.

Two million people connected around the world for the FEI’s #SupportYourNation social media competition during last week’s Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final in Barcelona, where Gerco Schröder and Glock’s London were part of the triumphant Dutch team.
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Show of support earns free trip to 2015 jumping cup final

Winner chosen at random from more than two million entries in FEI’s #SupportYourNation contest.

Viva's Salieri W and Tom Dvorak
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Passing of leading Canadian dressage horse Viva’s Salieri W

Hanoverian stallion was in Canada’s silver medal winning team at the 2011 Pan American Games.

Kansas State University to drop women's equestrian sport in favor of soccer
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Kansas State University to drop women’s equestrian sport in favor of soccer

“The sport simply hasn’t grown as was hoped.”

1800 Arabian horses expected at US national show
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1800 Arabian horses expected at US national show

Nine-day US celebration of the breed begins in Oklahoma this Friday.

NZ driver critically hurt in collision with horse
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NZ driver critically hurt in collision with horse

Rescue choppers unable to reach remote scene because of fog.

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