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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 animal. Recent research conducted by the University of Sussex has found that horses use an impressive 17 distinct movements – one more than dogs and four...

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...