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Horse Health & Well-Being

Novel Rotavirus Linked with Increased Foal Diarrhoea Cases in the USA

Researchers at the University of Kentucky’s Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center and the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory have made a preliminary identification of a...

Horse Training

Horse People & Culture

Braving Trust as Equestrians

Disinformation, suspicion and scepticism… Distrust. It spans centuries and cultures. Our timeless obsession for murder mysteries, outsmarting imposters and calling out sabotage has made the...

News

Vote for Lisa! UK Coaching Hero Finalist

Equicoach Lisa Ashton, a contributor, friend and long-time supporter of Horses and People, is one of a handful of shortlisted finalists in the UK...

Equitation Science

Roadmap for the Ethical Use of Horses in Sport

A British researcher has mapped out an ethical framework to help horse sports assess issues affecting their social licence to operate. It is hoped that...

Citizen Science: Your Contribution to E-BARQ Already Giving Back

E-BARQ, the citizen science project on horse behaviour and management is already giving back, thanks to the contributions of thousands of horse owners. While 2020...

It’s More than the Early Starts. Horseracing’s Staff Recruitment and Retention Problems

The problems surrounding the recruitment, training and retention of stable staff in horseracing extend beyond the early starts. For at least half a century, the...

Make Hay, Not Straw Men! A Guide to Recognising and Avoiding False Arguments

I have previously written about biases and how they can skew our beliefs about what we consider right, correct and truthful. When it comes...

Horse Riders’ Attitudes to Managing Risk “Disturbing” Says Safety Researcher

So, horses are dangerous. Is that just the way things are? And does taking risks with horses make you look braver, more confident, or...

Human Mindset

Braving Trust as Equestrians

Disinformation, suspicion and scepticism… Distrust. It spans centuries and cultures. Our timeless obsession for murder mysteries, outsmarting imposters and calling out sabotage has made the...

Horse Welfare

Can Bedding Improve your Horse’s Performance?

If you were asked how to optimise your horse’s performance, it is likely you will think about meeting his nutritional needs, following a strict...
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