2013 Road to the Horse Training Competition Wraps Up

March 21, 2013

Officials crowned Guy McLean (AUS) Road to the Horse Champion for the second consecutive year.... Read More


Overprotective Mother

March 14, 2013

How can I check on a foal to make sure he's thriving without being in danger with the protective mare?... Read More


Road to the Horse Competition Kicks off March 15

March 13, 2013

Road to the Horse will celebrate its 10th anniversary at the Kentucky Horse Park, March 15-17. ... Read More


A Rider's Effects on Longed Horse Behavior

March 11, 2013

Riders appear to affect horses' mental stress more than their physical stress during exercise. ... Read More


Researchers Developing Equine Welfare Assessment Protocol

March 08, 2013

Swedish researchers are developing a research-based assessment for early detection of equine welfare issues.... Read More


Are Humans Threatening During Foaling?

March 07, 2013

How does the presence of humans affect the mare just prior to giving birth? ... Read More


Penn Vet Announces Equine Short Course Schedule

March 03, 2013

The upcoming short courses will cover topics including stallion handling and equine behavior.... Read More


Why Does My Horse Drool so Much?

February 26, 2013

Could my horse's drool be because of an allergy or behavioral problem?... Read More


Study Examines Off-The-Track Thoroughbred Adoption Issues

February 22, 2013

Researchers found that reasons for returning an adopted horse are highly variable and unpredictable.... Read More


Horses' Inherent Response to Harsh, Soothing Tones Evaluated

February 15, 2013

Horses might not naturally understand the difference between our soft voice tones and our snippy ones.... Read More


Water Site Marking

February 07, 2013

My mare poops in her automatic waterer when she's stalled. What can we do?... Read More


Aggressive Aids' Effects on Barrel Racing Horses Studied

February 07, 2013

New research shows that whipping and kicking barrel horses doesn't seem to improve race time.... Read More


'Limited Resource Test' to Measure Equine Social Hierarchies

January 30, 2013

A significant correlation exists between limited resource test results and field observation test results.... Read More


Researchers Put Science Behind 'Willingness to Work'

January 22, 2013

Researchers are developing an objective test based on physiological and behavioral criteria in horses.... Read More


Music Genre's Effect on Horse Behavior Evaluated

January 18, 2013

Horses seemed more at ease when classical or country music was played compared to rock or jazz.... Read More


Head and Neck Position's Effects on Horse Behavior Studied

January 16, 2013

Researchers identified more behavioral signs of discomfort in horses with heads held behind the vertical.... Read More


Welfare of Wild Horses during Training Studied

January 13, 2013

While the program proved stressful, physical parameters appeared within normal limits of horses in training.... Read More


Study Evaluates Cribbers' Sleeping Habits

January 10, 2013

British researchers found horses that crib spend less time in "standing sleep" mode than horses that don't.... Read More


Researcher: Strive to Recognize Happy Horse Behavior

January 08, 2013

Thanks to British researchers, we're getting a better understand what defines a "happy" equine athlete.... Read More


Shaping Orphan Behavior

January 01, 2013

What sort of behavior problems would an orphan foal develop?... Read More


The Horse: Top 10 Horse Health Articles of 2012

January 01, 2013

The staff at tallied the most popular articles of 2012. Did your favorites make the list?... Read More


UK Researcher Evaluates Uses for Anti-Müllerian Hormone Testing

December 18, 2012

Experts advise ruling out medical issues for animals experiencing behavior problems before taking other steps.... Read More


Researcher: Work Objectively to Understand Equine Behavior

December 11, 2012

By working objectively, equitation scientists could enter a new dimension of understanding equine behavior.... Read More


First-Time Traveler

December 06, 2012

How do you keep a spooky horse calm during long-distance transportation? ... Read More


Gelding Aggression

December 03, 2012

Are there behavior modifications we could try or training methods to deal with our gelding's aggression?... Read More