Thursday, 21 February 2019
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Horses dressed up like zebras for a study, and they might have liked it

Added: 21.02.2019 13:29 | 6 views | 0 comments

Flies appeared just as attracted to naked horses and they were to zebras or horses wearing costumes, but the insects rarely landed on stripes.

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Cheltenham: Clare and Paul Rooney tell trainers to resume entering runners at course

Added: 21.02.2019 10:16 | 11 views | 0 comments

Leading owners Paul and Clare Rooney want their horses to race again at Cheltenham after previous concerns over injury rates.


Zebra stripes are not good landing strips

Added: 20.02.2019 19:50 | 11 views | 0 comments

The stripes of a zebra deter horse flies from landing on them, according to a new study.

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Stonehenge’s Bluestones Were Quarried in Wales 5,000 Years Ago

Added: 20.02.2019 16:19 | 17 views | 0 comments

Geologists and archaeologists have long known that the builders of Stonehenge made use of two main types of stone: a silcrete, known as ‘sarsen,’ was used for the large trilithons, sarsen circle and other monoliths, and a variety of ‘bluestones’ - used for the smaller standing stones - were erected in an inner ‘horseshoe’ and [...]

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Woman captures video of Amish man skiing behind horse and buggy

Added: 20.02.2019 13:14 | 9 views | 0 comments

The man was skiing alongside the road pulled by a horse and buggy that seemingly had no driver near Harmony, Minnesota.

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Cancer comparison across species highlights new drug targets

Added: 19.02.2019 22:21 | 7 views | 0 comments

Cancer genes in mucosal melanoma, a rare and poorly understood subtype of melanoma, have been compared in humans, dogs and horses for the first time. Researchers sequenced the genomes of the same cancer across different species to pinpoint key cancer genes. The results give insights into how cancer evolves across the tree of life and could guide the development of new therapies.


Two horses dramatically rescued from icy Pennsylvania lake

Added: 18.02.2019 11:54 | 3 views | 0 comments

They were spotted with only their heads above the water but first responders and community members managed to pull them to safety

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Ascot, Gowran Park, Haydock, Wincanton: Cornelius Lysaght previews horse racing's 'Super Saturday'

Added: 16.02.2019 7:16 | 21 views | 0 comments

King George VI Chase winner Clan Des Obeaux aims for victory, Waiting Patiently returns, plus more on a bumper day of racing.


Laminitis research to help save horses and ponies

Added: 15.02.2019 14:28 | 30 views | 0 comments

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.

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Electric shocks: Trainer Ben Currie charged over 'serious welfare breaches'

Added: 15.02.2019 8:27 | 16 views | 0 comments

Australian trainer Ben Currie is charged with several "serious welfare breaches" including giving electric shocks to horses.


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