The overall performance of horses is complex, involvng over 20,000 genes and probably millions of other functional elements.
Study results indicated that of 75% of the children who experienced at least one type of painful incident with their horse more than once, only 7.3% modified their behavior.
In mid-December, Pat received notice that her horse, Black Design, had qualified for the National Reined Cow Horse Association's World Championship show.
Of the 20 horses found dead in Kentucky, two were pregnant and five belonged to nearby residents.
Hope reflects on how rich life becomes when one respects her roots, yet travels her own path, develops a strong work ethic, and finds love in both a special horse and human.
While stress can be measured in several ways, Merkies and her team wanted a non-invasive measurement, so they decided to test whether a horse's eyes offer clues.
Youth horse harness enthusiasts urged to submit applications which are now available for two scholarships offered by the Harness Horse Youth Foundation.
To determine which material is the best for your horse barn, consider cost and maintenance, performance and appearance.
In racehorses, masking pain can come with a cost - Overworked minor injuries could lead to major ones or even pose a life-threatening risk to both horse and rider.
Day of the Horse website shares more than 50 horse-related books, movies, and other resources and will be available until December 21, 2019.