#horses

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Miniature Horses Now Included on the List of Service Animals Airlines Must Allow to Fly | Mental Floss

Your next flight may include a mini horse riding in coach, thanks to new service animal guidelines released by the Department of Transportation.

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

Therapy Ponies Are Bringing ‘Comfort and Joy’ to Dementia Patients | Mental Floss

The latest superstar emotional support animals are a herd of Shetland ponies visiting patients in Scotland.

News | The News

World's last remaining wild horses aren't really wild after all

It may come as a disappointment to equine enthusiasts, but a new genetic study has found that no truly wild horses still exist and that a population inhabiting Mongolian grasslands actually is a feral descendant of the earliest-known domesticated horses.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Understanding Equine Behavior

Understanding Equine Behavior

History | History

10 Relics From the Horse-Powered City Hiding in Plain Sight

You can still find reminders of the days when horse-drawn transportation reigned.

News | Interesting Links

Hay, I'm cold! Scientists discover horses can communicate with humans by pointing at signs

Researchers at the Norwegian Veterinary Institute taught horses to point their heads at different symbols when they felt cold and needed a blanket, or when they wanted the blanket off.

Sports | Mixed Bag

Photo finish in 148th Belmont Stakes Creator edges Destin by a nose to capture the final leg of horse racing's Triple Cr

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Sports | Mixed Bag

Exaggerator wins Preakness Stakes, upsets Nyquist – NBC Sports

Exaggerator has won the Preakness, ruining Nyquist's bid to become horse racing's second Triple Crown winner in two years. Racing in the rain on a sloppy track late Saturday, Exaggerator finally beat Nyquist after losing to the Kentucky Derby winner four

Sports | Mixed Bag

Nyquist Maintains Momentum as Kentucky Derby Betting Favorite

Repole's Uncle Mo is the sire of three horses running in Saturday's Derby -- from favorite Nyquist to a horse Repole owns, Outwork.

News | Interesting Links

Horses can recognise human emotion, new study shows

Psychologists have shown for the first time that horses are able to distinguish between positive and negative human facial expressions

Sports | Mixed Bag

Triple Crown hero Pharoah stunned in Travers Stakes - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: American Pharoah, US racing's first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, was stunned in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga on Saturday by Keen Ice. The Bob Baffert-trained colt was unable to take his winning streak to nine races as he was overt

Sports | Mixed Bag

American Pharoah Wins Belmont Stakes and Triple Crown - NYTimes.com

For the first time since Affirmed in 1978, a horse swept the Triple Crown. American Pharoah became the 12th horse to accomplish the feat.

Sports | My Sporting News

Saboteurs lined up to end American Pharoah's Triple Crown run - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The deck will be stacked against American Pharoah in Saturday's Belmont Stakes, but don't hate the players, hate the game.

Sports | My Sporting News

American Pharoah wins rain-soaked Preakness Stakes | The Turnstile - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The 140th Preakness Stakes began with a single question: could American Pharoah take the next step to a Triple Crown? The answer was a resounding yes.

Sports | Mixed Bag

American Pharoah claims Preakness Stakes crown

American Pharoah became the 23rd horse in Triple Crown history to win the first two legs after claiming the Preakness Stakes on Saturday

Sports | Mixed Bag

How the Preakness Stakes shapes up - LA Times

First thing to remember, there is really no such thing as a Preakness party. Yes, there is the hat thing, but only at Pimlico, the track in Baltimore that plays host to the second jewel of horse racing's Triple Crown . No place else.

Sports | My Sporting News

Kentucky Derby 2015 odds: Dortmund, Carpe Diem, Materiality race outlook - SBNation.com

American Pharoah has been the favorite leading up to the Kentucky Derby, but Dortmund, Carpe Diem and Materiality lead a field of contenders looking to get the upset.

Sports | My Sporting News

Kentucky Derby picks and predictions | Yahoo Sports Videos - Yahoo Screen

Yahoo Sports' Pat Forde offers his pick to win and long shots that could play off in the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby