A recent discovery reveals humans may have been riding horses at least 5,000 years ago, over 1,000 years earlier than previously thought.
A warrior and his horse, estimated to be from the 5th century CE, have been found in Romania. (more…)
The San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance welcomed the bouncing baby boy on February 17. (more…)
“Really, the most surprising thing about this study was not necessarily its results, but the fact that it has taken so long for independent research to be done on the efficacy of equestrian helmets.” (more…)
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…)
Anyone who’s ever dealt with tendon injuries in their horses knows that treatment and recovery can be grueling. According to this research from North Carolina State University, certain types of stem cells may offer better treatment options. (more…)
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…)