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Danish equestrian body acts over Group 7 horse fatality

| February 14, 2015 | 1 Comment
Danish equestrian body acts over Group 7 horse fatality

Restrictions in place for Danish endurance riders wanting to compete in Group 7 nations.

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Brian the horse at centre of naming controversy

| February 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Brian the horse at centre of naming controversy

Should equine police recruit be able to keep his name?

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Al Reef fatality: Investigation our top priority, says FEI president

| February 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Al Reef fatality: Investigation our top priority, says FEI president

“Incidents like this are absolutely unacceptable.”

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Charlotte’s horsepower boosts The Brooke equine charity

| February 14, 2015 | 1 Comment
Charlotte’s horsepower boosts The Brooke equine charity

Welfare group welcomes double Olympic gold medalist in her first charity partnership.

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Five horses taken into care in Nebraska

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Five horses taken into care in Nebraska

Owner relinquishes five horses to Nebraska Humane Society.

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Warming pushes Western US toward driest period in 1000 years

| February 13, 2015 | 1 Comment
Warming pushes Western US toward driest period in 1000 years

Study warns of unprecedented risk of drought in 21st century.

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Galloping horse features on $100 silver coin

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Galloping horse features on $100 silver coin

Latest in a series from Canadian mint, galloping horse coin expected to sell out.

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FEI must tackle endurance problems, say US officials

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
FEI must tackle endurance problems, say US officials

Horse deaths in Middle East: “This is not what we stand for.”

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Wild horses a crucial part of Neanderthal diet, study finds

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Wild horses a crucial part of Neanderthal diet, study finds

Analysis of 11,500 bone and teeth fragments reveals fresh insights.

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Archaeological dig planned for Waterloo battlefield

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Archaeological dig planned for Waterloo battlefield

Hopes for fresh insights into battle that cost thousands of men and horses their lives.

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Showjumpers to hit the beach at Miami

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Showjumpers to hit the beach at Miami

Free entry for Florida event to be staged just inches from the ocean.

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Centuries old polo posts removed in India

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Centuries old polo posts removed in India

Posts said date back to medieval times.

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Swamp fever cases in California a reminder of need for vigilance

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Swamp fever cases in California a reminder of need for vigilance

Horses can become lifelong carriers.

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Judge hears bid for temporary restraining order to stop Nevada wild horse roundup

| February 11, 2015 | 1 Comment
Judge hears bid for temporary restraining order to stop Nevada wild horse roundup

Decision could be released this week.

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Nifty new four-legged robot from Boston Dynamics

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Nifty new four-legged robot from Boston Dynamics

“Spot” is surefooted and versatile – and you won’t believe how stable it is.

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Horse owners urged to join long-term laminitis study

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Horse owners urged to join long-term laminitis study

British equines – with and without laminitis – to be followed for two years.

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British horse owners sought to continue with trial of equine grass sickness vaccine

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
British horse owners sought to continue with trial of equine grass sickness vaccine

Nationwide British trial enters its second year.

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Five horses struck and killed by two British passenger trains

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Five horses struck and killed by two British passenger trains

Trains in northern England were heading in opposite directions.

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Owner’s pledge prompts $150K for laminitis research

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Owner’s pledge prompts $150K for laminitis research

Challenge made to research foundation in memory of winning racehorse who could not be saved.

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Olympic rider makes course design transition

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Olympic rider makes course design transition

Olympic bronze medalist Nina Fout is the latest eventing rider to take on the art of high-level cross-country course design.

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