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Why horse riders shouldn’t “get back on” after a crashing fall

| 7 February 2016 9:18 am | 0 Comments
Why horse riders shouldn’t “get back on” after a crashing fall

Researchers learn when concussions can lead to sustained brain damage.

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Researchers find further link between head injuries and Alzheimer’s disease

| 4 February 2016 10:00 am | 0 Comments
Researchers find further link between head injuries and Alzheimer’s disease

Head injuries “triggers biological processes that burn away for years.”

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Abnormal tissue changes in wound healing behind sarcoids, say researchers

| 3 February 2016 3:11 pm | 0 Comments
Abnormal tissue changes in wound healing behind sarcoids, say researchers

Findings open avenues for several potential therapeutic approaches.

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Research into potential probiotic wormer in horses scores federal cash

| 28 January 2016 11:09 am | 0 Comments
Research into potential probiotic wormer in horses scores federal cash

Innovative crowdfunded research helped get $US2.1m grant.

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Relationships with animals should be considered in disasters – review

| 27 January 2016 11:44 am | 0 Comments
Relationships with animals should be considered in disasters – review

Some owners can consider pets to be part of themselves.

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Can you see what I see? Camouflage not behind zebras’ stripes – researchers

| 24 January 2016 7:04 am | 0 Comments
Can you see what I see? Camouflage not behind zebras’ stripes – researchers

Scientists consider how hyenas and lions would see the stripes.

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Horse imported into Britain may have been infected by West Nile Virus

| 23 January 2016 9:39 am | 0 Comments
Horse imported into Britain may have been infected by West Nile Virus

Researchers report on likely case in horse from Cyprus.

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Location on chromosome 14 linked to common bone disease in standardbreds

| 14 January 2016 9:17 am | 0 Comments
Location on chromosome 14 linked to common bone disease in standardbreds

Researchers find genetic links to hock-related osteochondrosis.

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814 endoscopic lung exams performed on racehorses in furosemide study

| 13 January 2016 9:18 am | 0 Comments
814 endoscopic lung exams performed on racehorses in furosemide study

Data being analysed in South Florida study.

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Humans usually behind abnormal aggression in horses – review

| 11 January 2016 10:30 am | 0 Comments
Humans usually behind abnormal aggression in horses – review

Polish researchers review aggressive behaviour in horses.

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Essential oils show promise against staphylococcal bacterium

| 8 January 2016 9:13 am | 0 Comments
Essential oils show promise against staphylococcal bacterium

Sauce thyme and oregano could be used for S. xylosus infection in horses.

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Hyperflexion still at forefront at elite level in 2008, study finds

| 6 January 2016 2:47 pm | 0 Comments
Hyperflexion still at forefront at elite level in 2008, study finds

Researchers compare 1992 elite horses to those in 2008.

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New scoring system for assessing working animals proves worth in study

| 4 January 2016 10:58 am | 0 Comments
New scoring system for assessing working animals proves worth in study

Animals who pull goods by cart or work in kilns at highest risk.

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Horse safety: It’s not only riders and stable workers who get hurt

| 27 December 2015 10:29 am | 0 Comments
Horse safety: It’s not only riders and stable workers who get hurt

Researchers develop an online safety web tool for horse stables.

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For peat’s sake! Peat outperforms wood shavings in study of stable bedding

| 24 December 2015 3:53 pm | 0 Comments
For peat’s sake! Peat outperforms wood shavings in study of stable bedding

Processed peat stayed well on top of ammonia levels.

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Fitness of showjumpers showed through in blood analysis

| 22 December 2015 5:20 pm | 0 Comments
Fitness of showjumpers showed through in blood analysis

Showjumpers compared to recreational horses in Polish study.

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It’s a dun deal: Scientists unlock colour secrets in the horse

| 22 December 2015 7:30 am | 0 Comments
It’s a dun deal: Scientists unlock colour secrets in the horse

Researchers drill down into the influence of the TBX3 gene.

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Could biomarkers be used to distinguish colic types?

| 20 December 2015 9:00 am | 0 Comments
Could biomarkers be used to distinguish colic types?

Four biomarkers investigated in Australian study.

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Farm-raised children less likely to have allergy-related problems – study

| 17 December 2015 8:09 am | 0 Comments
Farm-raised children less likely to have allergy-related problems – study

Finnish study explores allergic responses in 200 children.

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Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy a help to youngsters with PTSD

| 10 December 2015 10:57 am | 0 Comments
Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy a help to youngsters with PTSD

Human-animal bond correlated with a “significant reduction” in symptoms.

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