A viral post is circulating the internet boasting of a new scientific achievement: genetically engineered horses, which could be on the ground as early as 2019.
Cardiologists at Cornell University successfully reverted an irregular heartbeat in a 19-year-old mare through the process of transvenous electrical cardioversion. Get the scoop and watch video from the procedure!
This game-changing system, developed by researchers, veterinarians and engineers in Saskatchewan, provides both mobility and support for traumatic injuries such as fractured legs.
Good job, science! Next stop: the cure for cancer. (more…)
Recent research out of the University of Sydney suggests that Manuka honey reduces wound size and healing time of horses’ leg wounds. (more…)
Scientists are discovering that there’s a grain of truth in breed stereotypes. (more…)
UK biomechanical analyst Russell Guire uses high-speed cameras 20 times faster than the human eye to objectively quantify horse behavior. (more…)
Lorraine Jackson examines a genetic theory called thoroughbred racing’s “X factor” that results in a larger-than-average heart. (more…)