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Horses working in therapeutic riding programs do not experience additional stress

In the United States, therapeutic horseback riding offers equine-assisted therapy to diverse populations, ...

First step towards lightening the load for horses

Last week (4 – 8 September) researchers took the first step towards tackling the issue of rider weight, ...

Thinking with Your Head About Your Helmet

You’ve seen those commercials talking about replacing your mattress after every eight years—after all, that’s ...

MSU biologist learned what Przewalski’s horse ate more than a century ago

A scientist from the Lomonosov Moscow State University’s Faculty of Biology, together with her ...

Potential new indicator of chronic stress in horses

Cortisol is generally considered to be a stress hormone because its levels rise during episodes of acute ...

ISES 2017 Down Under: When we know better, we do better!

Horses today live longer, healthier lives than ever before. We selectively breed horses to jump higher, run ...

Concussion Awareness For Equestrians

Did you know that the average amount of traumatic brain injury-related deaths in equestrian sport is more than ...

Riders4Helmets Announces International Helmet Awareness Day 2017

Riders4Helmets.com has teamed up with leading helmet manufacturers to host the eighth International Helmet ...

Feedback on horse identification and traceability in NSW

NSW Department of Primary Industries is considering compulsory identification for horses to improve disease ...

Notice of annual general meeting

Notice is given that the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Horse Industry Council (the Company) will be ...