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Perfectly preserved 40,000-year-old horse found in Siberia, scientists say

40,000 Year Old Horse Preserved by Ice Age: Scientists

Scientists unearthed a baby horse that they say lived 40,000 years ago in Siberia. A joint expedition by scientists from Russia and ...
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Equine Researchers Tackle Coronavirus

While there is still much to be known about equine coronavirus (ECoV), researchers at UC Davis are discovering many commonalities a...
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In a previous study, researchers found about 26% of SCC-affected horses in a retrospective study were Haflingers.

Genetic Link to Equine Eye Cancer Found

Squamous Cell Carcinoma Researchers have identified a genetic mutation in horses allowing for the identification of horses at risk f...
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How to Make your child smarter? Horseback Riding a study says.

Horseback Riding can Improve Child's Learning Ability: Study

Enhancing Cognitive Learning Researchers suggest horseback riding can improve your child's learning ability. Vibrations from the hor...
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Horses May Assist Dementia Patients: Study

Horses May Help Dementia Patients: Study

Every 67 seconds a person in the United States develops dementia. A pilot study suggests horses may improve dementia patients' qualit...
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PET imaging for equines

Complex Horse Lameness Cases Benefit from PET Scan: Vets

Breakthrough in equine imaging Horse owners with equines suffering from difficult to diagnosis lameness issues may benefit from posit...
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Horses use Symbols to Communicate Preferences

Horses Use Symbols to Communicate Preferences

A study finds horses can use symbols to communicate their preferences with their human counterparts. And see what makes horses eager t...
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The new technology captures three-dimensional, high-resolution computed tomography (CT) images in the standing and moving horse without the need for anesthesia.

Barrel Racer's Mystery Injury Solved

The barrel racer’s bone scan showed a hot spot right where the spine attaches to the base of the skull, indicating an injury. But th...
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Unlocking Genetic Secrets of Dun Colored Horses

Unlocking Genetic Secrets of Dun Colored Horses

Horses come in a variety of coat colors, but most lack the camouflage of their ancestors. A study reveals the genetic roots of the dun...
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Thumb-Suckers, Nail-Biters Less Likely to be Allergic to Horses

The researchers were testing the idea that the common childhood habits of thumb-sucking and nail-biting would increase microbial expos...
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Horse Communication

Horse Speak

Computer software may be able to help us understand what our horses are thinking and feeling, researchers say. A horse-loving comp...
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Equimaging Scanner for Horses

Cutting-edge Robotics Controlled Equine Imaging System Launches

Revolutionary, and ready to launch, a new robotics-controlled imaging system is unlike any other type of equine diagnostic equipment, ...
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Robotic Medical Device May Improve Equine Healing: Researchers

Robotic Medical Device May Improve Equine Healing: Researchers

Researchers say they hope a robotic lift system will help improve how horses recover from limb fractures and other traumatic injuries....
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Horse Sports Contribute to Highest Level of Traumatic Brain Injuries: Study

Horse Sports Contribute to Highest Level of Traumatic Brain Injuries: Study

Sports related traumatic brain injuries affect up to 3.8 million people a year in the U.S, experts say. A study looking at more than ...
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Researchers Analyze Horse's Gut with Adapted 'Camera Pill'

Researchers Analyze Horse's Gut with Adapted 'Camera Pill'

“Whenever I talk to students about the horse abdomen, I put up a picture of a horse and put a big question mark in the middle,” s...
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Equestrians are Determined

Equestrians are Determined, Structured: Study

For parents wondering if horseback riding is a good sport for your child, researchers say yes. Riding promotes determined, balanced hu...
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Horses Read Human Facial Expressions: Researchers

Horses Read Human Facial Expressions: Researchers

If you thought your horse could sense your mood, you were right. Researchers at the University of Sussex say horses are "socially sop...
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Researchers Land $2.1 Million to Study Equine Probiotic Wormer

Researchers Land $2.1 Million to Study Equine Probiotic Wormer

Martin Nielsen, an equine parasitologist, veterinarian and assistant professor at the UK Gluck Equine Research Center, launched the...
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Researchers: Better Way to Diagnose Strangles in Horses

Researchers: Better Way to Diagnose Strangles in Horses

Researchers say they have identified a better method for diagnosing strangles in horses. Strangles is a highly contagious, upper respi...
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Robotics-Controlled Imaging Coming to Penn Vet's New Bolton Center

Robotics-Controlled Imaging Coming to Penn Vet's New Bolton Center

“The best analogy to illustrate the difference between EQUIMAGINE™ and current imaging technology is to envision the deep, in...
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A Leg Up for Horse Health

A Leg Up for Horse Health

It’s difficult to know when it’s safe for performance horses to return to exercise after a tendon injury. In some equine sporting ...
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Equine Footing Experts Collaborate on Arena Surfaces

Equine Footing Experts Collaborate on Arena Surfaces

Footing experts and veterinarians gathered to collaborate regarding jumping arena surface standards for competitions. The goal is to d...
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Horses' Facial Expressions Complex: Study

Horses' Facial Expressions Complex: Study

Those with opinionated horses may already have an idea, but researchers have confirmed that horses use a series of complex facial move...
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Study: Diagnosing Lyme Disease in Horses is Difficult

Study: Diagnosing Lyme Disease in Horses is Difficult

Diagnosis of equine Lyme Neuroborreliosis is often elusive and the disease provokes more questions than answers for veterinarians and...
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Newborn Foals May Share Clues for Autism

Newborn Foals May Share Clues for Autism

The horse disorder, known as neonatal maladjustment syndrome, has puzzled horse owners and veterinarians for a century. Foals affected...
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