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Horses Make Facial Expressions Just Like Humans

Let’s face it: When it comes to expressions, a horse is no one-trick pony. Recent findings have revealed that our equine friends use 17 discrete facial movements to communicate. That’s 10 fewer than humans—but one more than dogs and four more than chimpanzees. Researchers at the University of Sussex discovered this by dissecting a horse head and identifying the musculature ...

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Fernando Botero’s Horse 2007

Fernando Botero horse dubai mall

Fernando Botero’s “Horse 2007” statue has been providing tourists and locals the perfect photo backdrop for years. Botero is renowned globally for his horse sculptures which feature in several iconic locations around the world. The bronze sculture weighing 1.5 tonnes and standing over 3 metres tall is positioned outside the Dubai Mall near the fountains with uninterrupted views of the ...

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Short Film: The Horse Whsiperer

Red Earth Studio’s short film about horse whisperer Jean François Pignon is finally ready to watch. Enjoy! The Horse Whisperer is a short film about Jean François Pignon, who was captivated as a teenager by a white horse named Gazelle. Credits Jean François Pignon, Richard Mullane (Living Projects) Director & Editor, Adam Docker Director/DoP, Ces Terranova, Garth Stevenson, Enos Desjardins, Phoebe ...

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Does Your Horse Have A Thumbprint?

Prophets Thumbprint Horse

A “Prophet’s Thumbprint” is a birthmark in the form of an indentation, usually found on the side of a horse’s neck but can occur anywhere on the horse’s body.  It is totally harmless although it comes with a legendary story! The Prophet Mohammed (Peace Be Upon Him) was wandering the desert with his herd of horses for many days, and ...

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At Liberty On UAE Beach

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Filmed on one of the UAE’s beaches for the Dubai Racing Channel. The Animal Agency shared the video on their Facebook page.  The Agency is the UAE’s only professional animal agency providing models and actors of every colour, shape and size to the region’s growing media and advertising industry.  They have a large and growing range of animals from domestic ...

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Benefits Of Swimming For Horses

swimming horses sharjah uae

The heat is kicking in and we are struggling to keep ourselves and our horses fit.  Some of us are lucky enough to have equine swimming pools nearby. See Mr Jingles from Riding for the Disabled Dubai swimming If you weren’t aware here are some of the most important benefits of swimming are: For healthy horses: Increased flexibility: not just ...

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FAMILY-FRIENDLY FUN AWAITS EQUESTRIAN ENTHUSIASTS AT DUBAI INTERNATIONAL HORSE FAIR

Dubai internation horse fair

Entertainment and activities lined up for all ages include petting zoo, pony riding, Spanish horse “ballet”, heritage village and equestrian art gallery   Experience the thrill of a horse auction as equine aficionados bid for the finest Arabian thoroughbreds in the world   Dubai, United Arab Emirates An action-packed weekend is in store for horse fans when the 13th Dubai ...

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Forage Survey

Maria Wilhelmsson is a student at the Equine Science MSc program at the University of Edinburgh. She currently doing her masters dissertation and her project is divided in to two parts: a digestibility and behavior study on a group of elite showjumping horses, comparing a common sport horse diet with high levels of starch-rich concentrate feed, with a diet with ...

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Competition Winner: Shamsa & Quest

Horse UAe competition

Shamsa & Quest with over 400 votes are the lucky winners of our grand prize: 10 bags of Enduro 100 from Saracen’s Horse Feed PS of Sweden browband 500aed voucher from Horze 500aed voucher from SeeHorse.ae Art print from Dianne Breeze

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