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Count Your Horse’s Toes, Scientists Say Hooves Aren’t Exactly As They Appear

You don’t need to know a lot about horses to know they have hooves, but a study published in Royal Society Open Science shares evidence that what you thought you knew isn’t exactly true. Researchers from the New York Institute of Technology Colle...

Study Suggests An ‘Emotional Transfer’ Between Humans & Horses

It is not uncommon for the heart rates of a loving couple or a parent and child to sync up during intimate moments. Researchers at the Italian University of Pisa Department of Veterinary Sciences designed an experiment to see if this phenomenon also occurs b...

Research Finds That Horses Make Strikingly Similar Facial Expressions To Humans

Scientists have isolated 27 discrete facial movements humans use to communicate, the most of any a...

Study Helps Horse Owners Recognize The Facial Expressions Of Pain

90% of horses will be affected by lameness at some point. Experienced equestrians know the signs to...