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Common equine parasite wrongly identified in textbooks – study

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Common equine parasite wrongly identified in textbooks – study

Parascaris univalens is now the main roundworm species in horses.

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Whip use: Horses may be more sensitive to pain than we thought

| March 25, 2015 | 4 Comments
Whip use: Horses may be more sensitive to pain than we thought

Veterinary pathologist astounded by findings around skin sensitivity.

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Horses hunted in North America 13,300 years ago, research shows

| March 25, 2015 | 1 Comment
Horses hunted in North America 13,300 years ago, research shows

Kills sites south of Calgary date back to Ice Age.

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Review raises questions over British report on whip use

| March 23, 2015 | 1 Comment
Review raises questions over British report on whip use

“Some of the report’s findings are insufficiently defended.”

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Stable stress study a reminder that horses need social contact – charity

| March 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Stable stress study a reminder that horses need social contact – charity

“Study provides plenty of food for thought.” – World Horse Welfare

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Riding study: Saddle forces alter even with small speed changes

| March 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Riding study: Saddle forces alter even with small speed changes

Seven high-level dressage horses and riders monitored on a treadmill.

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Strange South American mammals were related to horses, research shows

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Strange South American mammals were related to horses, research shows

Breakthrough technique used to reveal fossils’ secrets.

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Deep-voiced stallions have a seductive edge, say researchers

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Deep-voiced stallions have a seductive edge, say researchers

Mares drawn to lower-pitched whinnies in French study.

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Unearthed remains may be those of a knight who jousted

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Unearthed remains may be those of a knight who jousted

Medieval individual had injuries consistent with jousting.

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Californian researchers delve into silica-related disease in horses

| March 17, 2015 | 1 Comment
Californian researchers delve into silica-related disease in horses

Condition affects lung health and bone strength.

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Concerns around large-animal rescue identified in Australian study

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Concerns around large-animal rescue identified in Australian study

Few emergency personnel surveyed had formal training in field.

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New tech reveals secrets of animal evolution

| March 9, 2015 | 1 Comment
New tech reveals secrets of animal evolution

Research ongoing into universal genes among animals.

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Kiwi stud owners stick with traditional worming methods – study

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Kiwi stud owners stick with traditional worming methods – study

Heavy reliance on drugs; few use faecal egg counts.

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Crop yields in study boosted by use of composted horse dung

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Crop yields in study boosted by use of composted horse dung

Horse manure is gold when it comes to cropping, researchers show.

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Stable air can spell trouble for workers, say researchers

| February 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Stable air can spell trouble for workers, say researchers

Study team warns of “unfavourable health effects” from stable air.

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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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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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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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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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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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