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Free access to research will help save horses and ponies

Laminitis—a complex, common and often devastating disease—is the second biggest killer of domestic horses. Now a body of important research on it has been compiled and shared online for equine vets and others to access.

South Australia heatwave smashes record temperatures

Temperatures in southern Australia topped 49 degrees Celsius on Thursday, shattering previous records as sizzling citizens received free beer and heat-stressed bats fell from trees.

Study: Prehistoric horses were homebodies

Unlike today's zebras, prehistoric horses in parts of North America did not make epic migrations to find food or fresh water, according to a new study by the University of Cincinnati.

Satellite data exposes looting

More than 2,500 years ago, horse riding nomads expanded their cultural realm throughout the Eurasian steppe from Southern Siberia to Eastern Europe. These tribes buried their dead in large burial mounds, often with elaborate ...

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