A few weeks ago (7th Jan) BBC’s Countryfile looked at what is being done to preserve rare native breeds in the UK, looking specifically at our native horses. I finally… Read More »Countryfile ~ Rare Breeds and Stallion AI
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While owning horses isn’t a science, a huge amount of scientific research goes on behind the scenes to help us give our horses the best possible quality of life. From injury treatment, to new drugs to behaviour studies we pick out the most useful bits of Equine Science and research to share with you here.
So if you have a bit of spare time to read through some of the research or if you have a burning a question. You should be able to find some really interesting snippets of science here. Can you use this new information to make positive changes to your horse?
The National Equine Health Survey runs from the 22-29th of May and it is really important for as many horse owners as possible to get involved during this time. This… Read More »Sign Up for the National Equine Health Survey
In a young stock module at university we had some really good lectures looking into what types of operant conditioning we use to train our horses and why. I always… Read More »Operant Conditioning in Horses; Learning right from wrong.
I’m sure all of you will be aware of the recent drug scandals around the Olympics this year. It started with the Russian State Sponsored Doping allegation which led to… Read More »Olympian Drug Scandal and Equine Drug Protocol