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Three of History’s Greatest Racehorses

Humans have been racing horses for literally thousands of years. In fact, there are records of the practice among Central Asian nomadic peoples dating all the way back to 4500 BC. As you can imagine, scores of iconic racehorses have pounded the turf over the course of the sport’s long history. Here’s our list of […]

How Much Power Can A Horse Generate?

On average, a horse can reach a maximum output of 14.9 horsepower. However, this number will be different between each horse. On average, a human has a maximum output of 1.2 horsepower. Horsepower is a common measurement to anyone who has an interest in cars. However what exactly is horsepower? Where did this term come […]

Popular And Common Myths About Horse Racing

Just like any sport, amateur and professional horse racing is no stranger to myths and misconceptions. It’s always been a part of the sporting world, and it doesn’t take much for a simple myth to quickly spiral out of control until it’s believed to be a truth about the sport.

Why Do Horses Sleep Standing Upright?

If you’re the owner of a horse, you could have spotted that these huge animals have quite odd sleeping habits. Not like other pets, horses have unique sleeping patterns which may seem confusing if you’re a fairly new owner, however there’s often no reason to be concerned if you spot odd horse sleeping.

Pregnant Horse Info 101

Babies are a blessing, or so the saying goes. And when it comes to your prize filly being pregnant, you’ll definitely want to pull out all the stops to help ensure an easy birth and safe pregnancy. If this is your first pregnant horse, then the below is a great starting point for you on […]

Why Do People Love Horse Racing Events

Horse racing is one of the most admired sports and it is a sport that dates back as far as ancient Greece. Chariot races are prevalent back then, even through the war era. However, horses utilised in chariots races no longer exist today. Although today we can see horses ridden by people, they’re mostly in […]

All You Need To Know About Disney’s New Black Beauty

Disney recently released the trailer to their much anticipated Black Beauty release. A DisneyPlus original film, the movie reimagines the old, beloved classic, bringing the story of this famous horse to live for whole new audience. The film is due for release on the 27th of November and will be available for streaming.

The Fascinating Origins Of Modern Horse Racing

Horse racing is considered by many historians to be one of the very oldest forms of competitive sports in the world, if not the oldest. While there’s no way of really tracing just when our ancestors began to race horses, it’s generally believed to have started thousands of years ago.

Fascinating Horse Racing Facts

Horse racing has a long and illustrious history, so it’s not surprising that there are huge number of facts surrounding the sport. A rich heritage filled with intriguing tales, big wins, huge losses, scandals and sensational headlines, there is nothing boring about this sport!

Four Common Horse Skin Conditions

Horses, like us, suffer from a myriad of physical conditions. Some of the most common are conditions that affect the skin of the horse, and they’re worth keeping an eye out for, especially those wanting to keep their horses as healthy as possible.