Can Horses Recognize People and Voices?

May 09, 2013

Study results suggest horses appear capable of matching voices to faces when it comes to humans they know.... Read More


Of Dogs and Horses

May 07, 2013

Horse people are usually dog people too. How do you keep both horses and dogs safe on your property?... Read More


Possibly Protective Broodmare

April 16, 2013

How do I deal with a mare that is so protective she will not let me near her or the foal?... Read More


Castrated and Confused

April 04, 2013

Is it normal to have a gelding burro, not just mount, but actually try to mate with a jenny? ... Read More


Prevalence of Horse Behavior Problems Under Saddle Evaluated

April 04, 2013

As many as 91% of leisure riding horses exhibit some sort of behavior problem regularly, one researcher says.... Read More


Stall Walking

March 28, 2013

I just bought a mare only to find out she is a stall walker. Is there a fix for stall walkers?... Read More


Study: Horses Not Stressed by Inexperienced Riders

March 26, 2013

New research indicates horses' stress levels do not appear to change from one rider to another.... Read More


Lonely Filly

March 21, 2013

My filly lives in a pasture alone because the older horses try to hurt her. Does this hurt her social skills?... Read More


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