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Equine origins

Light shed on origins of Przewalski’s horse

Domestication pushed back to 9000 years ago

Archaeologists find earliest evidence of domestic horses

Researchers cast light on early horse domestication

Boy unearths important horse fossils

Practical help

Where does a horse owner’s liability lie?

Taking great horse photos

Tax trap for horse owners with lifestyle blocks

The cost of keeping a horse

Rodents around stables and feed stores

Stable toys: Keeping your stabled horse amused

Coping with stable vices

Horse issues

Horses as meat-eating killers

A helping hand through a tough life

The world’s craziest horse laws

Horses need physical contact, study finds

Is showing and racing exploitation?

The unknown danger

Undisputed ownership of your horse

Special report: horse mutilation and abuse

Horse slashers profiled

US equine inventory up 1.3 percent

Famous horse exploits throughout history

Horses competed with rhinos for food


The Christmas pony who changed my life

Christmas crisis: Wild horses to the rescue!

Christmas Crisis in the Pony Division

The year horses saved Christmas – a Christmas story

The horse slaughter issue

The economic reality of scarce and toxic horses

Selling the “Unwanted Horse”

Horse slaughter trends from 2006 through 2009

The Unwanted Horse in the United States – international implications

The horse slaughter debate: separating facts from rhetoric

Notice to pro horse slaughter advocates

Mustangs face perilous future

Sensible debate over unwanted horses would help anti-slaughter lobby

Quarter horse policies part of the problem, not the solution

Why the organizations opposing the Slaughter Prevention Act are wrong

Views to a kill: The US horse slaughter debate

Horse slaughter’s ethical impact

The relationship between horse slaughter and reported cases of abuse and neglect

People and Horses

A crazy year for the world’s not so humble horses

Phar Lap: Rebirth of a champion

Bone of contention over Phar Lap’s skeleton

It’s been another crazy year for horses

Forgotten Heroes – the 20,000 mile horse trek across the US

The mark of Heath

Talking to the animals

How Bill Northern learned to listen

Many Irons in the Fire – Jutta Rosenblatt

Maren Domke makes move to NZ

Plucky youngster back in the saddle

The Happy Hackers of the Far North

Five Generations Ride at Bay of Islands Show

Berny’s big adventure

Hard man, hard country, hard life

A horse of a different colour

Winning author is in Horse Heaven

He loves that darned old rodeo

The race for the FEI presidency

The horseshoes of Oakham Castle

The drugs vote that rained on the FEI’s parade

Sidesaddles and suffragettes – the fight to ride and vote

Nineteen really interesting things about horses

Horses show ability in search and rescue role

Kiwi hunts out the best of Aachen at WEG

On safari in Botswana

A riding adventure through American cavalry history

The Byerley Turk – book extract

Who needs a horse when you’ve got an elephant?

Bitless, Treeless and Barefoot

Saddled with a big responsibility

The vet-patient relationship

Pony club approval for Parelli methods


Horse floats, trailers and trucks

Fifth wheel trailer hitches for heavy duty towing

The inside scoop on gooseneck trailer hitches

The real cost of running a horse truck

Beware of overpaying for road miles


Breed Focus

Life tough for the Newfoundland Pony

Hope for rare horse breeds

Four new additions to family of “gentle giants”

2005 NZ National Arabian Show

NZ’s wild Kaimanawa horses

2002 Crabbet Convention

The true name of the “Caballo Espanol” – Spanish Horses

Guardians of the Breed

East Coast Champs preview

WAHO conference goes Down Under

Arabian nationals a big success

Report from the 1999 NSW State Arabian Titles

Espano Estopa

Obituary – Dynamit

New book tells war mare’s story

A haven for mistreated donkeys


Competition / Sports

Chariots of Desire

What’s it all about? Why do horse shows matter?

Ten easy steps for organising a NITE (North Island Teams Event) team

NZ Mounted Games team tour to Canada

2002 UAE Endurance season kicks off

2001 Shahzada Preview

South Island Endurance Champs wrap

2nd Al Wathba Cup Endurance Ride

South Island Polo Classic Final

Endurance – in the desert

1999 Tom Quilty Gold Cup

Triple Crown Preview



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