Studies have shown that horses can utilize both visual and tactile signals to communicate with their caretakers, learn symbols and distinguish between human facial expressions. So just how smart are horses? Let’s take a look at the history and exciting new research into horse intelligence. (more…)
Journey back with us as we take a peek behind the curtain of the greatest shows on earth, all of which were deeply rooted in horsemanship. First up, Philip and Patty Astley and their infamous Amphitheatre. (more…)
History is full of strange and fascinating practices. Not the least of which is tied to folklore designed to ward off evil spirits. This week’s Equus Obscurus focuses on the history of entombing horse skulls. Learn more: (more…)
Dr. Gregory Beroza has plenty of tales to tell from a distinguished career in equine veterinary medicine, but his most incredible story is the time he found himself treating none other than Secretariat on Belmont Stakes Day, 1973.