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A Very Famous Little Zebroid

tags: zebroid, zorse, hebra, zebra-horse hybrid, streaming video Here’s some video of an individual zebroid (zebra-horse hybrid) that I wrote about in July 2007 [0:48]

Wild Stallions

tags: wild stallions, National Geographic, international photography contest, image of the day Wild Stallions Image: Chris Gimmeson, Nature Honorable Mention, 2008 International Photography Contest [larger view].

Baby Miniature Horse On the Loose!

tags: miniature horse foal, horses, cute baby animals, baby miniature horse, streaming video This video is perfect for Friday’s animal blogging tradition. Barely larger than a cat (the traditional subject of animal blogging), this miniature horse foal is just. so. cute! Have I mentioned recently that I really want a pony? No? Well, miniature horses…

Blue Hors Matine: Poetry in Motion

tags: Blue Hors Matine, horses, behavior, performance art, streaming video This video shows a horse and her rider as they dance — yes, dance — in front of thousands of people. When you watch this video, watch the rider .. how does he tell Matine what he wants her to do? He barely moves, yet…

tags: AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, horses, special exhibits, SciBlings in NYC 2008 And God took a handful of South wind and from it formed a horse, saying: “I create thee, Oh Arabian. To thy forelock, I bind Victory in battle. On thy back, I set a rich spoil And a Treasure in thy…

tags: researchblogging.org, premature hair graying, autosomal dominant trait, genetics, horses, hair color, syntaxin-17, melanocortin-1 receptor, cis-acting regulatory mutation, melanoma, evolution This horse is in the process of losing its pigment. It will end up being all white by the time it is eight years old. Image: Horse Wallpaper [larger view]. Even though I have always…

Big Brown, the favorite to with the upcoming Belmont Stakes, has suffered a minor hoof injury. It was recently announced that Big Brown, who is the favorite to win the upcoming Belmont Stakes and horse racing’s Triple Crown on 7 June in NY, has an injury that has kept him from working out since this…

tags: Big Brown, horseracing, Preakness Stakes, Triple Crown Kent Desmoreaux rides Big Brown across the finish line at the 2008 Preakness Stakes today. The horse’s ears are pricked forward, indicating that he is running easily. Image: Jonathan Ernst (Reuters). Odds-on favorite and Kentucky Derby winner, Big Brown, won the Preakness Stakes today by 5 1/4…

tags: Eight Belles, horseracing, autopsy results, streaming video Below the fold is a hot-off-the-presses streaming video report on the autopsy results for the gallant thoroughbred filly, Eight Belles (pictured), who was killed on the racetrack two weeks ago after finishing second in the Kentucky Derby. According to the results, Eight Belles did not have any…

tags: Kentucky Derby, horse racing, racetrack surfaces, racehorses, injuries and fatalities report, Eight Belles, Barbaro Thoroughbred racehorse filly, Eight Belles, who finished second in today’s Kentucky Derby, and then was killed moments later. This morning, the book, My Guy, Barbaro: A Jockey’s Journey Through Love, Triumph, and Heartbreak with America’s Favorite Horse co-written by Barbaro’s…