It sounds a bit obvious doesn’t it? bear with us! A new study has shown that horses favour gentle touches which is hardly surprising. But the research was primarily aimed at establishing if facial expressions provide a good indication of the way horses are feeling.
Horses are living longer these days as a result of improved medical care, a better understanding of equine care generally and the fact that most horses are not required to undertake heavy work. Horses can live for 30 years and more but their needs change as they age.
It is the unpredictable nature of sport which keeps us all interested. If we knew who was going to win any event before it started, we wouldn’t bother watching. We all love a surprise or two such as the triumph of an underdog. However, there are some unexpected events which are less than welcome. One […]
Horses can do some very funny, odd or down right silly things. Both when we are watching them and we we aren’t! Some seem to enjoy making mischief in the field or stable and even when we are riding them. We often share stories and laughs about the silly things that our equine pals get […]
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.