First Horse Show Powered by Manure

October 6th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The electricity used at this year’s Helsinki International Horse Show will be produced entirely with horse manure at Fortum’s Järvenpää power plant. Producing the energy needed for the event requires the annual manure output of 14 horses. This is the first time in the world that the electricity for a major horse show will be produced entirely with horse [...]

City Horses Still Pooh Poohed

August 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Since Antiquity urban equines have been the source of one particular problem. What to do with all that manure? White Angels Swept the Streets of NYC at the turn of the last century Julius Caesar banned horse drawn courts in Rome from dawn to dusk to mitigate gridlock, noise and to allow time to [...]

An Epic Tale of Poo

February 15th, 2017|Categories: Features|Tags: , , |

How do you track an army, an enormous army comprised of 30,000 men, 15,000 horses and 37 elephants that crossed a snowy mountain range 2200 years ago? The answer just may lie at your feet. HANNIBAL’S EXCURSION Hannibal Barca lived in the Mediterranean when the Roman empire reigned supreme (BC). Considered one of the greatest commanders [...]