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How Do You Know If A Horse Is Happy? Listen For Snorts

A new study claimed that horses express their happiness through their snorts. The researchers monitored the snorts of horses in three different settings, with two groups living in a riding school and the third group always roaming in pastures.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 13, 2018

World’s Oldest Evidence of Horse Dentistry Found In Mongolia

A team of researchers unearthed what they believed was evidence of the earliest horse dental care procedure ever performed. The horse remains were collected from ancient burials associated with the ancient Deer Stone-Khirigsuur culture.

Animals July 3, 2018

Drought Kills Nearly 200 Feral Horses On Navajo Land In Arizona

Drought and famine killed an estimated 191 feral horses in Gray Mountain on Navajo’s parched land in Arizona. The horses were found buried in the mud, dying in the process of digging the land for water.

Animals May 7, 2018

Utah Family Discovers Nearly 16,000-Year-Old Horse Skeleton In Backyard

A family in Utah was in shock to find a horse skeleton buried in their backyard. According to paleontologists, the horse skeleton could be 14,000 to 16,000 years old.

Ancient May 3, 2018

Horses Also Need To Be Protected From West Nile Virus Says Health Authorities

Health authorities recommended livestock owners to have their horses vaccinated against the West Nile Virus. Mosquitoes are still relatively low this time but officials said that precautions needs to be observed.

Life July 26, 2015

Wildlife Authorities Say Wild Horses Not Endangered: No Difference Between Wild And Domesticated Horses

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rejected the proposal to include the North American wild horse in the list of endangered and threatened species saying it is not distinct from domesticated horses.

July 3, 2015

Horse Genome Paid the Price of Domestication

Mankind altered the horse genome, not always for the better, during the animals' domestication. Study of ancient horse DNA shows the changes humanity wrought.

December 16, 2014

Will Horse-drawn Carriages Soon Disappear in NYC?

Horse drawn carriages may soon disappear from the New York landscape if a new bill being proposed to ban them from the city is passed.

Internet Culture December 9, 2014

Discovery of 47-Million Years Old Fossil of Mare Carrying Unborn Foal Sheds Light on Ancient Equine

Well-preserved remains of an ancient horse and of her unborn foal is giving scientists insights on the reproduction of Eurohippus messelensis, a now extinct species of horse and their similarities with present-day horses.

Animals November 13, 2014

Cops slowly chase horse running through streets of Hell's Kitchen

Bernie the carriage horse had a fun morning on Sunday in New York City. After accidentally getting free, he took in the sights and led police on a slow-speed chase.

Internet Culture October 21, 2014

Zebras have stripes for a reason - and it's not what you may think!

Zebra stripes have puzzled biologists since the days of Darwin and Wallace. Now, we may know why they developed.

Animals April 2, 2014

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