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AHC President Jay Hickey.

US horse industry issues tackled at high-level meeting

More than 200 representatives from horse organisations, government, and industry leaders attended the 45 annual meeting of the American Horse Council in Washington, DC, late last month.

Rising Hearts Ranch is the largest performance and breeding horse facility in western Colorado Photos: Concierge Auctions

Luxurious horse ranch in Colorado to be auctioned

Reserve of $US2.5m on property said to have more than $US10m in improvements.

Christopher Burton made Adelaide history with catch ride TS Jamaimo when winning the HSBC CCI4*.

Australia names eventing team for World Equestrian Games

Two Aust based riders named in squad of six.

Distribution of reported bigfoot sightings in North America, the darker colours representing more sightings. Graphic: Fiziker/Wikipedia

Gene testing used in hunt for bigfoot and his cousins

Hair supposedly from “anamalous primates” came from horses, bears, goats and canines.

Kathryn Robinson and Let It Bee.

Technicality forces change to Canada’s WEG eventing team

Kathryn Robinson deemed “ineligible” for selection.

Angola takes steps to join FEI's horse sport fold

Angola takes steps to join FEI’s horse sport fold

Southern African nation looks to become 133rd National Federation to join the FEI.

Will Connell

Britain loses equestrian sport leader Will Connell to USEF

GB’s World Class Performance Director to take up new role in October, following WEG.

Paramedics treat the injured rider before airlifting her to Auckland. Photo: Westpac Rescue - Auckland/Facebook

Injured rider airlifted to hospital in Auckland

Woman suffered serious pelvic injuries when her horse fell on her.

New grant fund for young equine researchers

New grant fund for young equine researchers

An annual award for equine researchers has been created by the Klein Family Foundation of Louisville, Kentucky, in association with the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.

Fluid dynamics at work in a mare.

Researchers go with the flow in checking out how animals pee

A lesson in fluid dynamics across a range of mammals.

Britain's Izzy Taylor and Allercombe Ellie lead the CCI*** at Tattersalls after Saturday's cross-country.

Britain loses eventing horse from WEG squad

Announcement expected “in due course” on replacement for Allercombe Ellie and Izzy Taylor.

Hendra virus

Equestrian Australia introduces Hendra vaccine rule

New bylaw to determine whether events must require Hendra vaccination of competing horses.

One of the mares in her crate before her journey from Austria to Mongolia. Photo: Photo: Miroslav Bobek, Prague Zoo

Three Przewalski’s horses flown from Czech Republic to their homeland

Airlift of three mares part of conservation efforts.

Earth moves as Shire horses race in Britain

Earth moves as Shire horses race in Britain

One-tonne athletes rock the track in spectacular annual race.

Anthea Dixon and Doncartier in action in Belgium earlier this year.

NZ to send para-rider to World Equestrian Games

Paralympian Anthea Dixon to wear silver fern at Normandy for WEG 2014.

The EHV-1 virus

NZ’s first neurological EHV-1 cases in first-quarter global report

US also reported significant number of outbreaks in first quarter of 2014.

Animal health company buys majority stake in Smartpak

Animal health company buys majority stake in Smartpak

Henry Schein Inc acquires 60% of leading US supplement supplier SmartPak.

Horse riders stumble upon shallow grave in Texas

Horse riders stumble upon shallow grave in Texas

Identity remains a mystery following Sunday’s discovery.

Professor Thomas Geisbert

Researchers close in on human treatment for hendra and nipah viruses

Promising tests hold out hopes for human anti-viral therapy.

A section of Hadrian's wall at Greenhead Lough. Photo: Velella

Roman cavalry horses lived alongside soldiers – research

Long-standing mystery over where horses were stabled is answered.

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