A DNA study has blown a hole through the long-held belief that peoples from the area, which is now Kazakhstan, travelled widely taking their knowledge of horse breeding and their language to Europe and southern Asia.
New research has revealed that horses can read and remember human expressions. They then use what they have seen to later identify someone who may pose a threat to them. Karen McComb is professor of animal behaviour and cognition at the University of Sussex School of Psychology. She has led a detailed study into how […]
Many equestrians will face hip replacements as a result of injuries or degenerative joint diseases. Nobody enjoys the prospect of surgery, but the thought that your condition could prevent you from riding again is even worse! If you need a replacement hip or hips, will you be able to get back in the saddle after […]
The RSPCA in the last year have had to spend around £3million on the protection of horses. They have been shocked by the worryingly high amount of reported cases of cruelty to horses. Particularly in Berkshire, where there were astoundingly more than 100 complaints in 2017.
Arthritis is a serious issue for horses. It’s important to do everything you can to slow the progression of the disease and to minimise the pain that your horse experiences.