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Hay drive helps USA’s hungry, homeless horses

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Hay drive helps USA’s hungry, homeless horses

Donations big and small all welcomed in nationwide effort by WFLF.

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Be ready for Atypical Myopathy, warns Britain’s lead vet body

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Be ready for Atypical Myopathy, warns Britain’s lead vet body

Dramatic rise in cases last autumn prompts warning over muscle disease.

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“Bionic Barbara”: Woman’s ribs rebuilt after horse fall

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
“Bionic Barbara”: Woman’s ribs rebuilt after horse fall

Pioneering technology used to repair nine broken ribs.

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Chart-toppers to sing at NZ racemeeting

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Chart-toppers to sing at NZ racemeeting

First ever raceday performance for “Poi E” singers, the Patea Maori Club.

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Brian the horse is out of the force

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Brian the horse is out of the force

New British equine police recruit fails to make the grade.

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Nine horses saved in London stable fire

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Nine horses saved in London stable fire

Fire crews put out roof blaze while horses stayed in stables.

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OTTB retraining scheme kicks off at British charity

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
OTTB retraining scheme kicks off at British charity

Ollie and five other ex-racehorses start their retraining under pilot scheme.

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Scientists plot how to beat Australia’s dangerous Hendra virus

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Scientists plot how to beat Australia’s dangerous Hendra virus

Researchers ponder potential interventions to limit cases.

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Smart horses no guarantee of trouble-free training – study

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Smart horses no guarantee of trouble-free training – study

Researchers assess Thoroughbreds, Arabians and Anglo-arabians.

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Rosabelle, by Linda Harrington

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Rosabelle, by Linda Harrington

New horse book for young readers from 8 to 12.

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Hall of fame honors for 10 US horses

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Hall of fame honors for 10 US horses

Horses recognised for sporting exploits and humanitarian impact.

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Hay list: wrap it right and store it right

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Hay list: wrap it right and store it right

Care needed to minimise loss and wastage with round hay bales.

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Dressage judge candidates for Rio 2016 named

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Dressage judge candidates for Rio 2016 named

Ground jury members will be chosen by draw a year before the Games.

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World Cup Vaulting final this weekend

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
World Cup Vaulting final this weekend

20 vaulters from 7 countries to vie for major titles in Austria.

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Arthritic process seen in horses identified in humans for first time

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Arthritic process seen in horses identified in humans for first time

“We are now able to add a new piece to the puzzle.”

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British researchers spot regional variation in colic risk

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
British researchers spot regional variation in colic risk

Lancashire horses have higher risk of particular form of colic.

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NZ adds voice to rising tide of concern over death of Splitters Creek Bundy

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
NZ adds voice to rising tide of concern over death of Splitters Creek Bundy

“Situation cannot be allowed to continue in the sport of endurance.”

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Hair analysis proves worth in assessing mineral status of horses

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Hair analysis proves worth in assessing mineral status of horses

Mane hair a much better indicator than blood serum, researchers report.

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Horse death highlights dangers of encysted small redworms

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Horse death highlights dangers of encysted small redworms

Some horse owners unaware they must treat for them every year.

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Second para-reining contest added to US series

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Second para-reining contest added to US series

Florida contest approved by World Para Reining.

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