Harnessed horse belonging to a ‘a high-ranking military officer’ unearthed in ancient stable near Pompeii

Salvatore Laporta/AP Images Archaeologists discovered the remains of a harnessed horse in a Pompeii suburb. The horse was located in a villa that archaeologists believe may have been owned by a high-ranking military official. Pompeii and its surroundings were destroyed when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D. ROME (AP) — Archaeologists have unearthed the petrified […]

Red Dead Redemption 2 horse: How to get a FREE HORSE and other free items

Players begin Red Dead Online with an unimpressive horse – a problem when the sheer scale of the game is considered. This makes getting a decent steed a primary concern. However earning enough dollars to buy an upgrade is hard work because of the notorious in-game economy and its parsimonious payouts. Note: this offer for […]

Truth about the horse that died

MARGARET was furious. A horse had died in the Melbourne Cup after being whipped to death — well at least that’s how she saw it — and she was in a right old state. Margaret didn’t know much about racing. Or horses for that matter. But she was upset. So after arriving home from the […]

Liam Neeson says that a horse he acted with before recognized him on the set of his new movie with the Coen Brothers

Universal At the New York Film Festival, Liam Neeson said that a horse on the set of the Coen Brothers’ “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” remembered him from another movie they shot together. Neeson says he knows the horse remembered him because “he whinnied when he saw me, and pawed the ground.” Neeson did not […]

Stardew Valley’s multiplayer update is live on PC with horse hats

Beloved farming simulator Stardew Valley is getting multiplayer support in its PC version. You can use services like GOG or Steam to connect with friends. You can also get together with your friends and play locally over LAN, and the idea of an all-night Stardew LAN party is the sweetest thing in the universe. Major […]

Bahrain holidays: Pearl diving, Arabian horse riding and untold luxury in this obscure gem

Bahrain is somewhat of a pearl in the Middle Eastern tourism offering, if a slightly less cultured one that its Middle Eastern counter parts. But, for those looking for a cheaper version of the luxury of Dubai, Bahrain might be just the ticket. The region offers the same stunning weather at a fraction of the […]

Tracing how horse domestication turned the Eurasian Steppe into a highway

Enlarge / Horses on the Kazakh Steppe. (credit: Togzhan Ibrayeva via Wikimedia Commons) From Neanderthals to human hunter-gatherers to the mounted horde of Genghis Khan, the Eurasian Steppe has long been a crossroads of humanity. And for the last 5,000 years or so, domesticated horses have shaped how people moved through, lived in, and dominated […]

Kentucky Derby 2018: A beginner’s guide to betting the biggest horse race of the year

Getty/Patrick Smith This Saturday 20 horses will enter the gate at the 2018 Kentucky Derby, looking to win the first leg of the Triple Crown. Often called “The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports,” the Kentucky Derby is one of the most compelling events of the year, for both casual viewers and even more so for […]

Students make hippotherapy more accessible with robotic horse

Mechanical engineering students at Rice University have designed a robotic horse that can mimic the movements of the real thing. The device, dubbed Stewie, is geared towards individuals requiring equine-assisted therapy, also known as hippotherapy, who may not be able to travel to or afford a facility that offers it. Hippotherapy is believed to be […]