Part 19 – The Hidden Language of The Horse — HorseMagic

Let’s talk about horse language! As I said in the previous post, it’s not easy to access – and each horse has their own version of this language. Let’s imagine there is a brick wall between us and the horse. This is the language barrier. Over the centuries, many people have tried to break down […]…

Genetic study of Arabian horses challenges some common beliefs — Tuesday’s Horse

by Cornell University | June 2020 A study involving Arabian horses from 12 countries found that some populations maintained a larger degree of genetic diversity and that the breed did not contribute genetically to the modern-day Thoroughbred, contrary to popular thought. An international team of scientists was led by the University of Florida’s Samantha Brooks, […]…

Free-roaming horse Jenny cheers up German lockdown town — Tuesday’s Horse

Y! YAHOO NEWS (May 3, 2020) | FRANKFURT am MAIN (AFP) — Every morning white mare Jenny leaves her stable to stroll through her Frankfurt neighbourhood. Bringing trams to a halt and smiles to people’s faces, the free-roaming horse is brightening up the coronavirus lockdown for many. “Everyone else has to live with coronavirus restrictions […]…

Horse owners struggling during pandemic — Tuesday’s Horse

As we watch the news for issues that impact the well-being of horses during the pandemic, there is some that looks like good news, such as the cancellation of events where horses are abused, injured and even killed. And then there is the news that looks not so good. One in particular that has been […]…

Chicago bans horse-drawn carriages — Tuesday’s Horse

City Council votes to pull horse-drawn carriages off the streets of Chicago by year end CHICAGO (Apr. 24, 2020) — Horse-drawn carriages in Chicago will be a thing of the past after City Council voted 46-4 Friday to ban them by the end of the year. For years, animal rights activists and some aldermen have…