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A true dark horse: Tennessee Walker is USA’s best trail horse

| March 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
A true dark horse: Tennessee Walker is USA’s best trail horse

Loco Motion wins NATRC’s high point President’s Cup.

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Police horse Jake undergoes cancer surgery

| March 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Police horse Jake undergoes cancer surgery

Fundraising drive pays for his operation.

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Deputy’s decision to put down escaped pony irks family

| March 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Deputy’s decision to put down escaped pony irks family

“We made a mistake,” Sheriff Craig Roberts said.

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Conditional licence granted for equine pigeon fever vaccine

| March 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Conditional licence granted for equine pigeon fever vaccine

Vaccine targets disease on the rise across the US.

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New structure for eventing riders’ lobby group

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
New structure for eventing riders’ lobby group

New group to be “the united voice of eventing riders around the world”.

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No bones about it: This is one special “Gift Horse”

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
No bones about it: This is one special “Gift Horse”

Horse skeleton unveiled on London’s prestigious Fourth Plinth.

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Spreading the word: Horse-riding pastalorists behind spread of language

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Spreading the word: Horse-riding pastalorists behind spread of language

They domesticated horses, kept livestock, and headed for Europe.

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Mighty dung beetle the star of horse paddocks

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Mighty dung beetle the star of horse paddocks

Tiny workers promote soil health and pasture growth.

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Endurance horses to vie for €200K at Qatar’s Al Shaqab ride

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Endurance horses to vie for €200K at Qatar’s Al Shaqab ride

Rich endurance ride in Qatar pits 58 starters over 120km.

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BLM failed to follow environmental law in Wyoming Checkerboard roundup – judge

| March 5, 2015 | 1 Comment
BLM failed to follow environmental law in Wyoming Checkerboard roundup – judge

Partial success for plaintiffs in case.

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Cash coup for OTTBs as 20 farms pledge stallion fees

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Cash coup for OTTBs as 20 farms pledge stallion fees

Studs to donate 25% from each stallion’s fee to TB Aftercare Alliance.

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Luxurious Florida equestrian estate with covered arena offered for sale

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Luxurious Florida equestrian estate with covered arena offered for sale

Property in Odessa on the market for $US2.95 million.

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10-year ‘roadmap’ for Irish horse sport announced

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
10-year ‘roadmap’ for Irish horse sport announced

Wide range of recommendations for equine industry development.

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Sire’s genes contribute more to progeny, study finds

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Sire’s genes contribute more to progeny, study finds

Mammals “use” more genetic material from the dad, researchers say.

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Pony-riding boy badly hurt in smash in Pennsylvania

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Pony-riding boy badly hurt in smash in Pennsylvania

Pair are believed to have ridden through a stop sign.

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Peter O’Sullevan’s trust brings £600K for Brooke equine charity

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Peter O’Sullevan’s trust brings £600K for Brooke equine charity

Latest donation of £50,000 to international equine charity.

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$A40m equestrian centre for Victoria found to be feasible

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
$A40m equestrian centre for Victoria found to be feasible

However, upgrading existing facility seen as most cost-effective.

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Fifteen horses escape Massachusetts barn collapse

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Fifteen horses escape Massachusetts barn collapse

Record snowfalls in the region claim another barn.

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Two of racing’s finest servants farewelled

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Two of racing’s finest servants farewelled

Passing of Creator and Williamstown at Old Friends in Kentucky.

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World ploughing record set in Northern Ireland

| March 3, 2015 | 1 Comment
World ploughing record set in Northern Ireland

Forty-four pairs of horses were tilling the soil simultaneously.

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