Category Archives: Today’s scoop

Wednesday’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 Australia: Gender bias could be harming the prospects of mares, researchers find – Horsetalk.co.nz This is the first published research to reveal negative attitudes from riders towards mares.   United Kingdom: Equine flu ‘gathering pace’ as experts warn owners not to drop their guard – Horse & Hound Experts believe the increase in outbreaks is due to the increased movement and mixing of horses that typically occurs at this time of year.     United States: Mosquito-Borne Disease: Is…

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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 Japanese: Do facial whorls on horses harbor secrets about behavioral traits? – Horsetalk.co.nz Facial whorls may be related to temperamental traits, if oral accounts from generations of horse owners prove to be true.   Switzerland: Horse Joint Angles and Genetics: What’s the Link? – The Horse Researchers recently identified the genetics behind some equine joint angles, which, they say, can impair equine performance, health, and welfare. Here’s how.     United Kingdom: Latest equine flu update: number of confirmed…

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Wednesday’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 Germany: Price keeps five-star Luhmühlen title in the family – Horse & Hound The showjumping proved influential on the final day of this German five-star.   New Zealand: Tighter controls on equine dentistry in NZ proposed – Horsetalk.co.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries is seeking public feedback on its proposed changes, with submissions closing on July 24.     United States: Tips for Greener Horse Trails – The Horse Even out in the great wide-open there are things we…

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Sunday’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 Germany: Dressage horses opt for lower rein tensions than those used by their riders – study – Horsetalk.co.nz Riders put three times more tension on the reins than their mounts set themselves in side reins.   United Kingdom: “When I say go she says, How far, how high and how fast?” — meet Gemma Tattersall’s Bolesworth-winning superstar – Horse & Hound Gemma Tattersall and the “quirky” 11-year-old mare Santiago Bay rocketed round in tremendous style to land the £2,000…

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Friday’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 France: Scientists unravel the mysteries of endurance horse metabolism – Horsetalk.co.nz Researchers found an adaptive metabolic switch toward lipid metabolism progressing in Endurance horses racing over distances from 90km to 160km.   United Kingdom: Charlotte Dujardin and Mount St John Freestyle post 80% personal best in stunning comeback – Horse & Hound Charlotte Dujardin’s double world bronze medallist Mount St John Freestyle made her long-awaited comeback at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show yesterday.     United States: Watching…

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Thursday’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 Canada: Nationwide equine biosecurity programme launches in Canada – Horsetalk.co.nz Equine Guelph and Merck pilot scheme the first national-level biosurveillance programme for the country.   Switzerland: FEI names new Official Charity Partner – Horsetalk.co.nz FEI and JustWorld International sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). They will work closely on development and fundraising for the latter’s charity programmes.   United Kingdom: Torrential rain forces Bolesworth to turn spectators away for the whole show – Horse & Hound Organisers of the…

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Wednesday’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 Spain: Horse-riding simulator simply can’t match the real deal, study findings suggest – Horsetalk.co.nz Riding simulators can’t replace the real thing since they cannot induce the same emotional experience, researchers say.   United Kingdom: British world medallist recovering from surgery in Australian hospital – Horse & Hound ‘All the messages of support that I have received have really humbled me.’     United States: At a Glance: Insect Bite Hypersensitivity in Horses – The Horse Do you have an…

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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 United Kingdom: Meet the racehorse trainer who lunges her horses in the sea – Horse & Hound The Holland-based handler credits the hydrotherapy for keeping her horses healthy and happy. Horse beats man again in 40th anniversary of Whole Earth Man v Horse race 650 runners and 60 riders battled it out on Saturday.     United States: First two cases of tick paralysis in North American horses reported – Horsetalk.co.nz Both horses had shown incoordination and weakness 24 hours…

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Monday’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 Canada: Eric Lamaze claims important win during brain tumour battle – Horsetalk.co.nz “The horse is the greatest therapy you can have,” says rider, who has been battling a brain tumour for 18 months.   Ireland: Irish-bred eventing prospects fetch €126,000 at auction – Horsetalk.co.nz Top price of €37,000 for hanoverian bred four-year old at Goresbridge Tattersalls Ireland Select Event Horse Sale.     United States: Irish WEG medallist wins Bramham under-25s – Horse & Hound The under-25 CCI4*-L class…

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Sunday’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 United Kingdom: Two Charlotte Dujardin stable stars feature in strong Bolesworth line-up – Horse & Hound A strong British contingent are among the combinations entered for the CDI4* at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show Soldier falls from horse at Trooping the Colour celebrations for Queen’s birthday A SOLDIER fell off his horse during Trooping the Colour to celebrate the Queen’s official birthday today. The horse threw Major Niall Hall of the Regimental Adjutant of the Irish Guards while……

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