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Winning with horses and the meaning of life

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Winning with horses and the meaning of life

When ego comes first the losses can be great, writes Jean Luc Cornille.

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Long hospital stay sees Zippy the zebra back on his feet

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Long hospital stay sees Zippy the zebra back on his feet

Vets and farrier work together to allow Zippy to regrow a hoof capsule.

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Fresh evidence found to support Cope’s rule

| February 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Fresh evidence found to support Cope’s rule

American scientists probe evolutionary hypothesis.

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Long, hot summer: Keeping horses happy when drought hits

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Long, hot summer: Keeping horses happy when drought hits

Keeping horses healthy during dry conditions isn’t a matter of luck.

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NZ breeder brings new attention to foundation appaloosa bloodlines

| January 26, 2015 | 1 Comment
NZ breeder brings new attention to foundation appaloosa bloodlines

The “true appaloosa” is more than just a spotted horse.

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Gravity and the art of the horse’s back

| January 12, 2015 | 1 Comment
Gravity and the art of the horse’s back

The horse’s physique is a masterpiece which deserves true masters.

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Am I the only one driven bananas when buying horse gear?

| January 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Am I the only one driven bananas when buying horse gear?

Getting the basics right requires a level of horse sense.

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Pets help autistic kids develop social skills, study suggests

| January 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Pets help autistic kids develop social skills, study suggests

US researcher found greater social skills among autistic children with household pets.

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Many facets affect saddle fit, conference told

| December 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Many facets affect saddle fit, conference told

Saddle Research Trust International Conference told of new technology and research findings.

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Project will vastly improve reference genome for horse

| December 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Project will vastly improve reference genome for horse

Dramatic improvements in sequencing technology will aid gene-mapping project.

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Horse sport must cross the digital divide at full gallop

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Horse sport must cross the digital divide at full gallop

Changes in the media landscape will likely mean changes for horse sport, too.

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Is safety valued in thoroughbreds in the riding horse market?

| December 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Is safety valued in thoroughbreds in the riding horse market?

Australian researchers check out advertisements to find out.

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Domestication came at a cost  to horses, say researchers

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Domestication came at a cost  to horses, say researchers

Domestication over millennia has boosted accumulation of harmful mutations.

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Complex leopard spotting not always the height of fashion

| December 9, 2014 | 3 Comments
Complex leopard spotting not always the height of fashion

Striking coal colour went in and out of fashion, researchers found.

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Retreating glacier provides clues to the lives of Iron Age horsemen and hunters

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Retreating glacier provides clues to the lives of Iron Age horsemen and hunters

Norwegian glacier even preserved a 1700-year-old woollen tunic.

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Conflict behaviors suggest even elite horses can lack preparation – researchers

| November 18, 2014 | 1 Comment
Conflict behaviors suggest even elite horses can lack preparation – researchers

Conflict levels in studied dressage and showjumping horses “high”.

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Ground-breaking leg surgery to help therapy horse

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ground-breaking leg surgery to help therapy horse

Joint fusions undertaken to help Spirit bear weight and continue his work with children.

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Ancient horse fossil preserves uterus with unborn foal

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ancient horse fossil preserves uterus with unborn foal

Nearly complete fossilized fetus found in 47 million-year-old Eurohippus messelensis.

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Long Rider: “Dreams do come true”

| November 4, 2014 | 3 Comments
Long Rider: “Dreams do come true”

What an adventure: 16,000 kilometres in the saddle from Canada to Brazil.

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Horse-racing position cuts drag by up to 66 percent – study

| November 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Horse-racing position cuts drag by up to 66 percent – study

Big gains to be made through slipstreaming in races, research suggests.

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