A study has found that the world’s permafrost can be preserved by horses, reindeer and bison, preventing greenhouse gases from escaping into the atmosphere.
Mustangs and other feral bands of horses continue to be a source of fascination for humans due to their resilience and resourcefulness.
Our mental health could use some horse time (Vitamin H!) while away from our horses. Here are a few horse films that are worth a watch.
History continues to be rewritten as theories on the domestication of the horse crumble in light of new evidence in the field and lab.
Recently the traditional hobby horse has been resurrected and is now the star of dressage and jumping shows ‒ and a movie.
Horses face enormous changes over their lives and Andrea Harrison is filled with admiration and gratitude for the way they accept it.
Arguably, far more than sliced bread, the development of the horse shoe has had a dramatic effect on human civilization. Learn how they evolved over time.
An abiding love of horses has sustained Anne Wood throughout a lifetime of tragedy and loss, and made her into a resilient person, full of gratitude.
A therapy horse named Billy is a regular visitor at the Provincial Palliative Care Centre in P.E.I., where he gives comfort to patients in their final days
An injury in the paddock leaves a promising young mare’s future in question, and demands intensive aftercare from her dedicated owner.
How an aging, ailing wild stallion rescued from the rangeland in Nevada changed one woman’s perspective on horse training and on life.
In spite of the vast variety of colours we see in horses, did you know there are only two – genetically speaking – base coat colours?
The sciencey name for sense of taste is “gustation” from the Latin gustatio(n- ), from gustare ‘to taste,’ in case you want to use it in a crossword.
Give the gift of imagination this holiday season with help from our staff and contributors, who have shared their picks for best horse books and movies.
Though it isn’t common, horses can suffer from frostbite in extremely cold temperatures, especially if they don’t have access to shelter from the wind.