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Canadian Govt backs equine-assisted therapy studies

| 29 July 2015 9:19 am | 0 Comments
Canadian Govt backs equine-assisted therapy studies

“Veterans and their families deserve the best assistance possible.”

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Brain injury link in post-concussion depression, anxiety

| 26 July 2015 9:59 am | 0 Comments
Brain injury link in post-concussion depression, anxiety

Injury patterns found in MRIs of people with concussion-related depression.

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Limited knowledge on animal diseases leaves humans at risk, say researchers

| 25 July 2015 8:50 am | 0 Comments
Limited knowledge on animal diseases leaves humans at risk, say researchers

“Often we don’t prioritise animal health until it impacts on human health.”

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Australian riders report worrying levels of accidents and near misses on roads

| 23 July 2015 11:48 am | 1 Comment
Australian riders report worrying levels of accidents and near misses on roads

Not enough being done to improve safety, say researchers.

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Yes, hot and windy weather can make your horse cranky

| 23 July 2015 9:58 am | 0 Comments
Yes, hot and windy weather can make your horse cranky

Polish researchers pin down a temperature and wind speed.

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High frequency of vices found in group of Chilean endurance horses

| 22 July 2015 8:24 pm | 1 Comment
High frequency of vices found in group of Chilean endurance horses

12.2 percent of horses in study exhibited stereotypies.

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Horses only one part of equation in accidents, say researchers

| 19 July 2015 6:16 pm | 0 Comments
Horses only one part of equation in accidents, say researchers

Are we right to paint horses as the fall guy?

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Three prevailing attitudes to helmet use identified

| 19 July 2015 11:10 am | 5 Comments
Three prevailing attitudes to helmet use identified

Helmet use closely linked to the social worlds of equestrians – researchers.

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Go-ahead for genetic study into Alberta’s wild horses

| 16 July 2015 9:23 am | 0 Comments
Go-ahead for genetic study into Alberta’s wild horses

Researchers hope to learn more about the wild horses’ heritage.

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Water competition in the Gobi: Wild equids find their niches

| 11 July 2015 9:58 am | 0 Comments
Water competition in the Gobi: Wild equids find their niches

Scientists explore competition between Przewalski’s horses and wild asses.

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Italian scientists map the genomes of two donkeys

| 8 July 2015 10:07 am | 1 Comment
Italian scientists map the genomes of two donkeys

More similarities with horse genome found than previous research shows.

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New study to explore horse transportation

| 7 July 2015 10:16 am | 0 Comments
New study to explore horse transportation

Australian horse owners invited to take online survey.

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Specialists pioneer new equine eye-removal method

| 7 July 2015 9:27 am | 0 Comments
Specialists pioneer new equine eye-removal method

Eye removed under local anesthetic, with the sedated horse standing.

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Horse health monitoring enters digital age

| 6 July 2015 11:00 am | 1 Comment
Horse health monitoring enters digital age

SeeHorse allows instant notifications of health issues from the field.

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Smart mouth guard will detect if wearer has concussion

| 6 July 2015 9:53 am | 1 Comment
Smart mouth guard will detect if wearer has concussion

New tech could be early indicator of concussion in athletes.

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Horse conformation: Researchers probe head and neck preferences

| 3 July 2015 11:31 am | 0 Comments
Horse conformation: Researchers probe head and neck preferences

Differences between men and women revealed.

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Study points to higher electrolyte losses in sweating horses

| 2 July 2015 9:51 am | 1 Comment
Study points to higher electrolyte losses in sweating horses

Rethink may be needed on replenishing losses.

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Manuka honey also controls inflammatory response, says review

| 1 July 2015 10:26 am | 0 Comments
Manuka honey also controls inflammatory response, says review

Benefits extend beyond anti-microbial properties in equine wound care.

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Researchers identify the genetic footprint of horse domestication

| 25 June 2015 4:40 pm | 0 Comments
Researchers identify the genetic footprint of horse domestication

New insights reveal the genetic costs and benefits of taming horses.

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Heel-toe imbalance identified in toed-in horses

| 18 June 2015 9:31 am | 0 Comments
Heel-toe imbalance identified in toed-in horses

Researchers unclear if it is a cause or consequence of lameness.

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