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Przewalski’s horses have different diet now vs before extinction

The preferred fodder of horses is grass. This is true for domestic horses as well as for wild horses in the ...

Hendra virus confirmed near Lismore

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is urging horse owners to remain vigilant, following ...

Most modern horses are descendants of recently imported Oriental stallions

Researchers from Vetmeduni Vienna who have analyzed the Y chromosomes of more than 50 horses representing 21 ...

Racing Australia’s Trainer and Owner Reforms

Racing Australia is introducing new reforms commencing 1 August 2017. First announced in November 2016, these ...

Survey into eating habits of Australian horses

A landmark survey by a Charles Sturt University (CSU) Bachelor of Science (Honours) student aims to shed light ...

Save Whitfords horse beach campaign update June 2017

In December 2016 that with the narrowest of margins, the City of Joondalup voted to proceed with the lodging ...

Borna disease affecting horses discovered in upper Austria

Bornaviruses cause a lethal form of encephalitis, called Borna disease, among horses and sheep. To date there ...

FEI Campus launches today – get E-Learning anytime, anywhere!

The FEI has launched FEI Campus, a unique and free e-learning gateway for everyone with a love of horses and ...

Activists’ horse-racing myths busted

A horse vet and PhD student has told delegates at an Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) conference in ...

Veterinary Nursing Project: Validation Sought on Final Draft Qualifications & Units

Skills Impact has thanked everybody who provided feedback on the draft of units of competency and ...