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Rebecca Lawlor and George Morris take a spin on the new hand painted Venetian Carousel in the public plaza of the Tryon International Equestrian Center.
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George Morris honored at equestrian center opening

International arena at North Carolina’s Tryon International Equestrian Center dedicated.

Major and his rehomer, Janis Clark, are proud to have won the Rehomed Horse of the Year competition. Photos: World Horse Welfare
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Loch Ness marvel: Meet the mighty Major

Highland pony nabs title as Rehomed Horse of the Year.

Jessica Springsteen and Lisona clear the 6'10" wall to win the Puissance at the Washington International Horse Show on Friday night.
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Jessica Springsteen’s Lisona jumps 6’10” to win Washington puissance

First high-jump attempt for Lisona, who clears 2.08m wall.

Tiny jade horse sculpture fetches £170,000 at auction
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Tiny jade horse sculpture fetches £170,000 at auction

Ming Dynasty artwork to be returned to Hong Kong.

Some of 30 horses left on Vale of Glamorgan Council-owned land near Cardiff Airport, Rhoose, early last year.
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British bill to clamp down on fly-grazing passes second reading

People want to see robust action taken, says MP.

Big-screen debut for My Little Pony franchise
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Big-screen debut for My Little Pony franchise

Bronies rejoice! Pinkie Pie and her mates are bound for movie stardom.

Doctor struck off for taking sick-leave to commentate at equestrian events
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Doctor struck off for taking sick-leave to commentate at equestrian events

Ed Holloway removed from Britain’s Medical Register.

Qatar to host global arabian horse gathering
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Qatar to host global arabian horse gathering

WAHO returns to Doha next month, for 10 day-long arabian-focused conference.

IOC President Thomas Bach, pictured at the Nanjing Youth Olympics closing ceremony.
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Olympic host city bidding under discussion

IOC’s Executive Board agrees on 40 recommendations to shape the future of the Olympic movement.

It is hoped that improved access to research papers on working animals will help to improve their welfare. Photo: World Horse Welfare
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Research collection published to help welfare of working animals

New initiative hopes to build valuable reference library.

Horse movie feast at NY's Equus Film Festival
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Horse movie feast at NY’s Equus Film Festival

New York saddles up for largest multicultural collection of horse films ever screened.

A selfie from space. The CIVA camera aboard Rosetta's lander, Philae, took this image showing both the probe and the comet.
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Comet has faint aroma of horse pee, say scientists

Researchers describe chemical cocktail from comet being followed by space probe.

Researchers explain genetic equation behind controversial sexual identity in two pacers
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Researchers explain genetic equation behind controversial sexual identity in two pacers

Pair are known as male pseudo-hermaphrodites.

Vicky Rowe with staff at the Barguse Riding Centre in St Austell.
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Equestrian wins national British sports award

Horse rider Vicky Rowe named the Sport England Sportivate Participant of the Year.

A transmission electron micrograph showing a bat brain infected with lyssavirus.
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New South Wales bat policy opposed by Aussie veterinary body

Policy to reduce disease risk “will do nothing to solve problem”.

Painted Patchen, a registered white thoroughbred by Thunder Gulch and out of Spot of Beauty.
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White thoroughbred colt sells for $29,000 at auction

Painted Patchen from a long line of white thoroughbreds from Kentucky’s Patchen Wilkes Farm.

Eye differences found in HERDA-affected horses
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Eye differences found in HERDA-affected horses

Affected horses have thinner corneas and greater corneal curvature and diameter.

Horse bronze expected to fetch up to $US1.5 million
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Horse bronze expected to fetch up to $US1.5 million

Bronze cast from wax model by Edgar Degas to be auctioned in New York.

Spend the cash on me!
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Lavish wedding? Splash the cash on your horses instead

Dream of six white horses hauling a carriage on your wedding day? Think again.

Nelson Bunker Hunt
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Famed owner-breeder Nelson Bunker Hunt dies at 88

Multi-billionaire lost his fortune in silver collapse, but returned to high finance and racehorses.

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