Tag: history

Genes link wild horse herd in western Canada to Siberian breed

| 1 July 2015 2:26 pm | 0 Comments
Genes link wild horse herd in western Canada to Siberian breed

“Our genetic study raises more questions than it answers,” researchers admit.

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Wild West Georgians left a legacy in cowboy culture

| 30 June 2015 11:50 am | 0 Comments
Wild West Georgians left a legacy in cowboy culture

Trick riders became stars of the Wild West shows.

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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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Works of prominent American horse artist to be auctioned

| 28 May 2015 9:18 am | 0 Comments
Works of prominent American horse artist to be auctioned

Paintings on offer from personal collection of Richard Stone Reeves.

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Dressage Italian Style

| 22 May 2015 1:26 pm | 0 Comments
Dressage Italian Style

A look at Grisone’s Rules of Riding and Tomassini’s The Italian Tradition.

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Auction of American Western art tops $US17 million

| 22 May 2015 9:35 am | 0 Comments
Auction of American Western art tops $US17 million

Christie’s in New York offer part of a private collection.

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Horse bronzes that stood outside Hitler’s Chancellery recovered in police raids

| 21 May 2015 5:16 pm | 0 Comments
Horse bronzes that stood outside Hitler’s Chancellery recovered in police raids

Long lost sculptures found in a warehouse with other artworks.

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Famed artist’s ‘Galloping Horse’ up for auction

| 21 May 2015 9:06 am | 0 Comments
Famed artist’s ‘Galloping Horse’ up for auction

Xu Beihong work selling on June 2 in Hong Kong.

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Bone found in Canada said to be from Ice Age horse

| 12 May 2015 7:54 pm | 0 Comments
Bone found in Canada said to be from Ice Age horse

Specimen dated at 30,000 years old.

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Quilt immortalizes Muybridge’s ground-breaking horse photography

| 10 May 2015 10:30 am | 0 Comments
Quilt immortalizes Muybridge’s ground-breaking horse photography

12 panels represent famous galloping horse.

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French cave replica opens, complete with horse art

| 27 April 2015 7:27 pm | 0 Comments
French cave replica opens, complete with horse art

Replica of Chauvet cave system cost $US59 million.

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‘Friends’ help restoration of historic saddlebred farm

| 21 April 2015 8:56 am | 1 Comment
‘Friends’ help restoration of historic saddlebred farm

“Saddlebred Friends of Spindletop” aims to raise $100,000.

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Korean noblewoman buried with her horse gear

| 16 April 2015 10:54 am | 0 Comments
Korean noblewoman buried with her horse gear

Man lying beside her was probably sacrificed, say experts.

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Cellar dweller: Researchers find a “sunken ship of the desert”

| 5 April 2015 5:00 pm | 0 Comments
Cellar dweller: Researchers find a “sunken ship of the desert”

A 17th-century camel is unearthed in Austria of all places.

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“Simpson” painting fetches nearly $258,000 at auction

| 26 March 2015 9:57 am | 0 Comments
“Simpson” painting fetches nearly $258,000 at auction

Watercolour by Horace Moore-Jones goes under hammer in Auckland.

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

| 25 March 2015 9:10 am | 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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Strange South American mammals were related to horses, research shows

| 19 March 2015 9:39 am | 0 Comments
Strange South American mammals were related to horses, research shows

Breakthrough technique used to reveal fossils’ secrets.

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Unearthed remains may be those of a knight who jousted

| 17 March 2015 10:33 am | 0 Comments
Unearthed remains may be those of a knight who jousted

Medieval individual had injuries consistent with jousting.

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Gruesome end: Pharaoh probably on horseback when attacked

| 8 March 2015 10:13 am | 0 Comments
Gruesome end: Pharaoh probably on horseback when attacked

Researchers paint picture of pharaoh’s brutal death.

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WW1 remount camp prepares for war horse statue

| 1 March 2015 10:21 am | 2 Comments
WW1 remount camp prepares for war horse statue

New statue to commemorate horses and men of Romsey.

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