How a horse whisperer can help engineers build better robots

by Karen Dooley, University of Florida, 24 April 2023 • Note: AI in this case stands for Artificial Intelligence HUMANS AND HORSES have enjoyed a strong working relationship for nearly 10,000 years—a partnership that transformed how food was produced, people were transported and even how wars were fought and won. Today, we look to horses for… Continue reading How a horse whisperer can help engineers build better robots

Of viruses, zoonotics and horses

Isolated image of a horse's nose. Horse and Rider magazine online.

A morbillivirus that caused fatal disease in horses and humans Articles on this subject keep popping up in our news feed on horses, most likely because of the coronavirus pandemic so that any mention of any type of virus is garnering attention. No need for alarm horse lovers, owners and handlers. The title of the… Continue reading Of viruses, zoonotics and horses

Quote of the Day

Four horses.

"The animal shall not be measured by man. In a world older and more complete than ours, they move finished and complete, gifted with the extension of the senses we have lost or never attained, living by voices we shall never hear. They are not brethren, they are not underlings: they are other nations, caught… Continue reading Quote of the Day