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Horses use Symbols to Communicate Preferences

Horses Use Symbols to Communicate Preferences

A study finds horses can use symbols to communicate their preferences with their human counterparts. And see what makes horses eager to participate!...
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Rolex Expresses Commitment to Equestrian Industry

Rolex Signs 10-Year Sponsorship with Palm Beach International Equestrian Center

Rolex is making show jumping even richer in Wellington. Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) and the watch maker signed an unprecedented 10-year sponsorship agreement to make Rolex the "Official Timepiece" of the Palm B...
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Smitten

Smitten, Enjoy the Laughter Lead on Opening Day of 2014 USEF Pony Finals

After winning the Small Green Pony Model, Sophia Calamari rode Smitten to third place in the Small Green Pony Under Saddle rankings, which further secured the pair’s spot atop the Small Green Pony overall leader bo...
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The Gray Goose and Kim Walnes

Unlikely Champion Turned Eventing Legend [VIDEO]

He was an unlikely champion."He was terribly frightened," says Kim Walnes who purchased The Gray Goose in Ireland as a six-year-old.The Irish bred gelding was rigid and learned to buck and bolt at the same time. That u...
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Horse Appraisal Services for Equine Litigation - What Questions to Ask before you Hire an Equine Appraiser

15 Questions to Ask Potential Equine Appraisers before Equine Litigation

Equine law cases While you probably hired a successful equine attorney, an equine appraiser provides important keys to help unlock your equine law case, especially if it gets to litigation. Therefore, an equine apprai...
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Horse hero swims next to a horse he is bringing to shore during Houston's flooding.

Top 9 Horse News Stories of 2016

A Texas horse trainer saves 25 horses from drowning in Houston's raging flood waters. Justin Nelzen said, "when I got there immediately I noticed a horse was caught in a fence and was in danger of drowning." Nelzen is ou...
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Horses May Assist Dementia Patients: Study

Horses May Help Dementia Patients: Study

Every 67 seconds a person in the United States develops dementia. A pilot study suggests horses may improve dementia patients' quality of life by looking at multiple indicators....
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Peters Claims Third in WDM Freestyle at World Dressage Masters Palm Beach

Peters Claims Third in WDM Freestyle at World Dressage Masters Palm Beach

"This was a huge step-up for sure, first time in the limelight," said three-time Olympian Steffen Peters. "The atmosphere was a lot for him. To finish with an 80% here is amazing."...
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An Arkansas parole board has granted William 'Billy' Hamilton an early release from prison.

Roper Receives First Scholarship in Memory of Credit Card

Southern Arkansas University named the first recipient of the Credit Card Memorial Scholarship two years after the rodeo horse's theft and tragic demise. Fittingly the college student who received the honor is a calf rop...
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Irish Olympian Damian Gardiner Loses Cancer Fight

Irish Olympian Damian Gardiner Loses Cancer Fight

Showjumper Damian Gardiner lost his brave battle with esophageal cancer on September 11....
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First ever all-female side to lift the coveted Aga Khan trophy

Laura Kraut and Cedric Claim Victory in $125,000 Trump Invitational

Show jumping superstars Laura Kraut (USA) and Cedric jumped to the top of an exhilarating competition Sunday afternoon in the $125,000 Trump Invitational Grand Prix, presented by Rolex. Held at Donald Trump's scenic ...
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USEF Names 2015 International

USEF Names 2015 International, National Horse of Year

Two special athletes were recognized for their excellence in 2015 during the USEF's Year-End Awards Gala. In a year that witnessed equestrian athletes excel, PVF Peace of Mind and Brunello reached the pinnacle of the...
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Penn Vet Docu-Series Coming to Animal Planet

Penn Vet Docu-Series Coming to Animal Planet

A new series is coming to Animal Planet and takes a look behind the scenes when animals lives are on the line. The docu-series called PENN VET shadows fourth year students from the University of Pennsylvania’s veter...
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Rescued 'Valentine' Colt on the Mend

Rescued 'Valentine' Colt on the Mend

Injured, alone, and in shock, a colt believed to be only days old was rescued from the bottom of a ravine in California, according to authorities. His rescuers named the brave chestnut baby with the long blaze Valentine....
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Two Equestrians Die after Wellington Car Crash

Two Equestrians Die after Wellington Car Crash

International show jumper Andres Rodriguez died hours after a fatal car crash claimed the life of his passenger early Monday morning in Florida. Alcohol was a factor in the single vehicle accident, according to officials....
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USEF CEO Out

The man desiring to build equestrian sport at the grassroots level is out of the United States Equestrian Federation. The Federation announced Tuesday that Chief Executive Officer Chris Welton is leaving his position....
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Researchers Land $2.1 Million to Study Equine Probiotic Wormer

Researchers Land $2.1 Million to Study Equine Probiotic Wormer

Martin Nielsen, an equine parasitologist, veterinarian and assistant professor at the UK Gluck Equine Research Center, launched the crowdfunding project, “Let the germs get the worms: Testing a novel probiotic compoun...
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Equestrians are Determined

Equestrians are Determined, Structured: Study

For parents wondering if horseback riding is a good sport for your child, researchers say yes. Riding promotes determined, balanced humans that are enthusiastic and structured, according to a new study....
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Horses Read Human Facial Expressions: Researchers

Horses Read Human Facial Expressions: Researchers

If you thought your horse could sense your mood, you were right. Researchers at the University of Sussex say horses are "socially sophisticated" and can read human emotions based on their facial expressions....
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In a previous study, researchers found about 26% of SCC-affected horses in a retrospective study were Haflingers.

Genetic Link to Equine Eye Cancer Found

Squamous Cell Carcinoma Researchers have identified a genetic mutation in horses allowing for the identification of horses at risk for squamous cell carcinoma of the eye. Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the most com...
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