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Les chevaux qui murmuraient à l'oreille des soldats

Les chevaux qui murmuraient à l'oreille des soldats | Cheval | Scoop.it
Durant la bataille de Salonique, un jeune soldat de la Première Guerre mondiale bichonne les chevaux de son régiment malgré ses profondes engelures. Étrangement, sa santé se détériore brutalement… une fois qu’il est hospitalisé. « Tant que le patient s’occupait des chevaux, analyse un psychologue en 1916, il était
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3000-year-old sawn-off tooth may be the earliest evidence of horse dentistry

3000-year-old sawn-off tooth may be the earliest evidence of horse dentistry | Cheval | Scoop.it
Horse dental care opened the door to long-distance travel and mounted warfare
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This ancient skeleton suggests humans were riding donkeys nearly 5000 years ago

This ancient skeleton suggests humans were riding donkeys nearly 5000 years ago | Cheval | Scoop.it
Donkeys appear to have predated horses as a mode of transportation in the Near East
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Chamboule-tout dans les origines des chevaux - Communiqués et dossiers de presse - CNRS

Chamboule-tout dans les origines des chevaux - Communiqués et dossiers de presse - CNRS | Cheval | Scoop.it
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Companions Help Reduce Horses' Anxiety During Procedures

Companions Help Reduce Horses' Anxiety During Procedures | Cheval | Scoop.it
Researchers recently determined that horses appear more bothered by social isolation than mild pain.
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Past Political, Climactic Changes Challenged Chinese Horses

Past Political, Climactic Changes Challenged Chinese Horses | Cheval | Scoop.it
Still, horses fared better than other livestock because of their adaptability and military usefulness, researchers say.
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Nature vs. Nurture: What Shapes a Foal's Future?

Nature vs. Nurture: What Shapes a Foal's Future? | Cheval | Scoop.it
What affects a foal's demeanor and makes him his own, unique self? Let's have a look at what science has to say.
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Opinion | The Horses on Standing Rock Get a Checkup

Opinion | The Horses on Standing Rock Get a Checkup | Cheval | Scoop.it
Traveling veterinarians, their patients and tradition.
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Getting Ahead of Gene Doping in Racehorses

Getting Ahead of Gene Doping in Racehorses | Cheval | Scoop.it
Gene doping's effects, good or bad, remain unclear. It might not affect performance and could have serious side effects.
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Study: Hooks on Horse Teeth an Age-Old Problem

Study: Hooks on Horse Teeth an Age-Old Problem | Cheval | Scoop.it
Researchers recently discovered the first reported mandibular (cheek tooth) hook in a medieval horse.
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Des chevaux maltraités, vidés de leur sang au profit de l'industrie de l'élevage français

Des chevaux maltraités, vidés de leur sang au profit de l'industrie de l'élevage français | Cheval | Scoop.it
Il y a de ces découvertes qu'on aimeraient vraiment éviter de faire. Deux ONG ont mené une enquête exclusive entre mars 2015 et avril 2017 sur les "fermes à
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Researchers Investigate Naked Foal Syndrome in Akhal-Tekes

Researchers Investigate Naked Foal Syndrome in Akhal-Tekes | Cheval | Scoop.it
Researchers say naked foal syndrome is related to a nonsense gene variant and appears to be unique to Akhal-Tekes.
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Gaze, Posture Help Riders Move Smoothly With Horses –

Gaze, Posture Help Riders Move Smoothly With Horses – | Cheval | Scoop.it
More experienced riders held their eyes on a specific point more frequently than less experienced riders, who shifted their vision frequently to look at more things, researchers found.
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2000-year-old horse discovered in Pompeii’s volcanic rubble

2000-year-old horse discovered in Pompeii’s volcanic rubble | Cheval | Scoop.it
Archaeologists created a plaster cast of a horse-shaped cavity found within Pompeii’s volcanic debris
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Ancient DNA upends the horse family tree

Ancient DNA upends the horse family tree | Cheval | Scoop.it
New study shows the world’s only “wild” horses have domesticated ancestors
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Welfare Implications for Genetically Engineered Horses

Welfare Implications for Genetically Engineered Horses | Cheval | Scoop.it
Genetically altered horses could arrive soon, but how that engineering affects their health and welfare remains unclear.
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How many toes do horses have? A new study suggests a radical number: five

How many toes do horses have? A new study suggests a radical number: five | Cheval | Scoop.it
Clues came from a 35-million-year-old horse called Mesohippus
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Piroplasmosis Presents Problems for Przewalski Horses

Piroplasmosis Presents Problems for Przewalski Horses | Cheval | Scoop.it
Researchers say the disease kills one out of five Przewalski horses in one major refuge area.
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Prehistoric Climate Change and Horses: A Regional View

Prehistoric Climate Change and Horses: A Regional View | Cheval | Scoop.it
Scientists learned that horses in present-day Switzerland survived the last Ice Age and thrived for a while afterward.
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Extinct, stilt-legged horses roamed North America during the ice age 

Extinct, stilt-legged horses roamed North America during the ice age  | Cheval | Scoop.it
The species was widespread and successful throughout much of North America until 17,000 years ago. DNA analysis showed the species wasn't closely related to any living populations of horses.
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Why modern horses have only one toe

Why modern horses have only one toe | Cheval | Scoop.it
As horses became larger, a single robust toe could better resist stress
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Le triste sort des juments élevées pour leur sang « jusqu’à l’épuisement »

Le triste sort des juments élevées pour leur sang « jusqu’à l’épuisement » | Cheval | Scoop.it
Jusqu’à dix litres sont prélevés deux fois par semaine sur les animaux pour produire une hormone destinée aux élevages du monde entier.
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Chevaux sauvages : symbole du territoire américain ou nuisance ?

Chevaux sauvages : symbole du territoire américain ou nuisance ? | Cheval | Scoop.it
À cause de leur nombre trop important, les chevaux sauvages des plaines de l’Ouest des États-Unis pourraient être euthanasiés par milliers.
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Are Horses Self-Aware?

Are Horses Self-Aware? | Cheval | Scoop.it
Italian researchers used the mirror self-recognition test on horses. Here’s a look at the results.
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