Ancient DNA bucks take on how the horse was tamed

DNA from 2,000-year-old stallions is helping rewrite the story of horse domestication. Ancient domesticated horses had much more genetic diversity than their present-day descendants do, researchers report in the April 28 Science. In particular, these ancient horses had many more varieties of Y chromosomes and fewer harmful mutations than horses do now. Previous studies based… Continue reading Ancient DNA bucks take on how the horse was tamed

Volunteer for The Horse Fund

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Horse Fund is the single most influential all volunteer advocacy group dedicated to equine protection. Based in the U.S., The Horse Fund act as lobbyists and industry watchdogs using imaginative strategies and innovative campaigns. Get involved. Join us. Together let's see what we can do for horses. We are currently seeking horse lovers 18… Continue reading Volunteer for The Horse Fund

Why would a king ride a donkey instead of a warhorse?

JERUSALEM — Why would a king ride a donkey instead of a warhorse (Zechariah 9:9-10)? We have been debating the answer to this the past week or so. This is the answer we found most interesting because of its symbolic interpretations. Many have wondered why the king mentioned in Zechariah 9:9-10 would ride a donkey into… Continue reading Why would a king ride a donkey instead of a warhorse?