Tuesday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay



Tuesday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.


Worldwide bits and bites


Equine therapy can help brain injury patients, study finds – Horse & Hound The study looked into whether animal assisted therapy could help social behaviour and communication skills.

United Kingdom:

Evolution of the horse’s foot is more about endurance than speed, say researchers – Horsetalk.co.nz Is one toe really better than three? How the legs of horses evolved for travel rather than speed.

Enterprising owner creates handbags from old feed sacks – Horse & Hound A resourceful horse owner is riding the recycling trend by turning empty feed sacks into yard and shopping bags. Diane Thomas transformed her empty Equiglo quick-soak beet sack into a reuseable carrier and has since made several bags for friends and relatives.


United States:

Snowbirds With Horses: Keeping Diets Consistent – The Horse Moving north for the summer or south for the winter with horses can make feeding them a consistent diet challenging. Our equine nutritionist offers tips to ease the transition.

Miniature horse trained on subway to help partially-sighted woman The miniature horse is named Digby. He rides the subway to get used to the noise, people and train movements.

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