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Europe wins team jumping gold at Youth Olympics
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Europe wins team jumping gold at Youth Olympics

Five nations join together to make up victorious regional team in Nanjing.

Horses are considered highly susceptible to the botulin toxin produced by a common soil bacteria, causing the potentially fatal disease, botulism.
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Botulism in horses: What are the chances of survival?

Horses that maintain ability to stand throughout illness have a much better prognosis – study.

Wild horses in Wyoming.
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Wild horse advocates oppose state’s bid to intervene in court case

More legal moves over mustangs on Wyoming’s checkerboard lands.

Determination of Palmar Curve and Palmar Metric. (A) The radio-dense line along the concave, parietal solar surface of the distal phalanx on lateromedial radiograph indicated by red arrows. (B) The Palmar Curve indicated by the red line on the lateromedial radiograph. (C) A coordinate system set at the tip of the distal phalanx using a line along the palmar angle and a vertical line through the extensor process. (D) The Palmar Metric determined from the percentage area of the reference rectangle under the PC.
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X-ray study reveals hoof changes as horses age

Gradual reduction in tissue beneath the coffin bone occurs with age, say researchers.

Three inductees to Equine Research Hall of Fame, including a New Zealander
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Three inductees to Equine Research Hall of Fame, including a New Zealander

University of Auckland professor Elwyn Firth among those honored.

Jacques Schoufour
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Dutch equestrian figure Jacques Schoufour dies at 86

Dutch equestrian pioneer Jacques Schoufour has died at the age of 86 after a short illness.

Broken coat colours a safety bonus for road-going horses - study
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Broken coat colours a safety bonus for road-going horses – study

Fluorescent or reflective riding gear helps, but let’s not forget the horse.

Ears back could indicate pain or discomfort. Photo: The Brooke
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Burrowing into the traits of donkeys

“All donkeys expressed an extensive behavioural repertoire,” said researchers.

Two-year-old Pride of Poland sale topper fetches €305,000
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Two-year-old Pride of Poland sale topper fetches €305,000

Polish National Junior Champion Mare Piacolla heads the sale roster at annual auction.

Polly shortly after her arrival at The Horse Trust.
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She’s a survivor: starved mare kicks up her heels

Rescued mare Polly was in the worst condition the Horse Trust had ever seen.

Smartphone apps for the Games
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Smartphone apps for the Games

iPhone app available now.

Can Michael Jung win eventing gold - again?
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Can Michael Jung win eventing gold – again?

Reigning World, Olympic and European champion is not feeling the pressure at all.

WEG Event Guide: Endurance
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WEG Event Guide: Endurance

All you need to know about the Endurance competition at the World Equestrian Games.

A team competition on a Racewood Simulator is being hosted at the British Pavilion.
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Best of British ‘horse stuff’ on show at WEG

British Equestrian Trade Association to showcase eight companies from the British Pavilion at Normandy.

WEG officials: Who's who
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WEG officials: Who’s who

List of appointed FEI officials for Games.

Nabab de Reve, sire of London 2012 Olympic medalist London.
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Sport horse embryos to be auctioned online

ET Auction says embryos offer rare chance to acquire leading sport horse bloodlines.

Video: Carl Hester and Nip Tuck on the road to WEG
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Video: Carl Hester and Nip Tuck on the road to WEG

British team rider talks about the challenges and rewards of training ‘difficult’ horses.

Help at hand for equine industry employers
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Help at hand for equine industry employers

Equine Employer’s Zone helps with issues including recruiting, discipline, and employee relations.

Enriched lives help improve equine temperament, say French researchers
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Enriched lives help improve equine temperament, say French researchers

Temperaments and learning ability are scrutinized by scientists.

Friesian stallion Thys a dressage star in the making
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Friesian stallion Thys a dressage star in the making

Future bright for Thys after winning at Prix St Georges debut.

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