HORSE NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Today is National Lollipop Day

July 20 is National Lollipop Day in the U.S., an annual observation of this popular treat sponsored by the National Confectioners Association.  Why are we [...]

July 20th, 2017|Tags: |

Researchers Use Horses in Genetic Breakthrough

Edward Muybridge made history in 1878 his photographic studies in motion. He assembled a series of still shots then transferred the images to a disk. [...]

July 18th, 2017|Tags: , |

Congress Just Took One Step in the Wrong Direction

The return of horse slaughter plants in the U.S. moved closer to fruition in yesterday’s committee vote. The Appropriations Committee of the U.S. House [...]

July 13th, 2017|Tags: |

One Man’s Ambition to Change TB Racing in Britain

It is the brainchild of Mehmet Kurt, a Turkish businessman with a passion for thoroughbred racing. The Kurtsystem aims to revolutionize training methods eliminating breakdowns [...]

July 12th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Wildfire Safety DON’T for Horses

Preparing for evacuation from the wildfires near Williams Lake, British Columbia (CAN), Cindy Roddick asked her 15-year-old son Jacob to spray paint their phone number [...]

July 11th, 2017|Tags: , |

Deadly Hendra virus Confirmed (AUS)

An unvaccinated, 11-year-old gelding was euthanized in Queensland, NSW, on July 9 the first case of Hendra virus (HeV) this year. The Hendra virus is [...]

July 11th, 2017|Tags: |

Household Cavalry Musical Ride

Written by Kristen Kovatch, Managing Editor, HorseNation.com. Originally published June 28, 2017. This drone-filmed time lapse of the Household Cavalry's musical ride at Combermere Barracks [...]

July 6th, 2017|Tags: , |

Brother from Another Mother?

China’s history extends back an incredible 750,000 years to the time when Peking Man strolled about modern day Beijing. Given such vast time, its conceivable [...]

June 28th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

All the Queen’s Horses – a Week of Indulgence

Surely the Queen’s cup runneth over when it comes to horses, particularly this week. In a seven-day window the Queen has indulged in horses as [...]

June 23rd, 2017|Tags: , , , |

The Queen and Prince Philip Out Horsing Around

The Queen, 91, and Duke of Edinburgh, 96, had an unexpected “free day” and spent it at Windsor castle with their horses. The Queen was [...]

June 19th, 2017|Tags: |