Researchers are trying to determine if a “spook” gene exists and can be bred out of horses to create a true “bomb-proof” mount.
Vaccination is important but it does not make horses invincible to infectious disease, which is where management methods and hygiene come in.
Radiocarbon dating shows that horses reached some regions of the American Southwest via Indigenous groups before Spanish colonization.
A 13-year study investigating the long-term effects of the PPID drug pergolide found that it vastly improved a horse's quality of life.
By sequencing and comparing DNA, researchers found that all donkeys can trace their family tree to one 'domestication event' in East Africa.
A research study at the University of Guelph hopes to determine if being around and touched by distressed humans is unpleasant.
An OVC study into the development and differences in foal microbiomes could advance treatment of critical cases of diarrhea.
Do horses genuinely enjoy being touched, or do they simply tolerate us doing it? A study at the University of Guelph intends to find out.
Approximately 17% of equine pregnancies fail, most within the first 6 weeks, and continued investigations will help the horse breeder.
Dr. Thomas Koch and his team at the OVC are taking the next step in regenerative therapies and hopefully even better outcomes.
Researchers used TENGs on different parts of a saddle to detect pressure in hopes of some day helping equestrians improve effectiveness.
Holly Spark's research into healing of skin wounds and musculoskeletal injuries in equine athletes could provide solutions across species.
A recent study found that physical interaction between children with CP and horses is extremely important for rehabilitation.
A University of Guelph study found that 60% of the horses in the group had larger muscle measurements on the left side of their withers.
Two recent studies deal with mare's milk and migrant farmers in the Eurasian steppes, and using equine stem cells to battle MRSA.
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