news Satellite Sports Network
Satellite Sports Network Words
LOG IN JOIN

CONTENT


News   ·   Videos   ·   Pages

How Equine Therapy Helps in the Treatment of Alcoholism How Equine Therapy Helps in the Treatment of Alcoholism
Encouraging patients to interact with animals isn’t a new concept in medicine. You likely have heard news stories of therapy dogs visiting pediatric hospitals or a cat that lives among nursing home residents. Now, addiction treatment specialists are using horses to help alcoholics find sobriety.
click for more
 
 
 
The Making of unReal - Episode 1 The Making of unReal - Episode 1
The concept behind this shoot was fairly simple: ride mountain bikes with horses. However, when you're rolling with a 15-person crew, helicopters, and a pack of galloping horses, things take on a momentum of their own. See unReal Summer 2015.
click for more
 
 
 
 USA wins Show Jumping Nations Cup in Dublin USA wins Show Jumping Nations Cup in Dublin
Dublin, Ireland, FEI Equestrian Nations Cup Jumping, For the second event in a row team USA, led by Georgina Bloomberg who scored a double clear, with Ashlee Bond clearing in the second round as well, got the win
click for more
 
 
 
Alycia's Story Alycia's Story
Alycia Burton is an expert when spotting potential in the horses she takes on. She has an uncanny ability to see what others don’t or can’t. Horses that have been thrown away, beaten, broken and abused arrive on her property.
click for more
 
 
 
What can I do if stray horses are dumped on my land? What can I do if stray horses are dumped on my land?
News by Pat Ria
Imagine the scenario: When collecting your horses from the pasture for breakfast one morning, an extra (and unfamiliar) horse follows your herd to the gate.
click for more
 
 
 
GREAT SOAK FOR YOUR HORSES HOOVES! GREAT SOAK FOR YOUR HORSES HOOVES!
Amazing easy hoof soak
click for more
 
 
 
Add 10 Years to your horses life Add 10 Years to your horses life" Horse Issues that are misdiagnosed
Why Holistic Horseworks Equine Unwinding Level 1 class is working where other modalities have failed.
click for more
 
 
 
Study: Younger Horses Appear Able to Learn By Watching Study: Younger Horses Appear Able to Learn By Watching
News by Research Press Release
If you're convinced some horses can learn from each other, even though researchers have not previously been able to confirm it, you’re on the right track. Scientists just had to take a little closer look into the details of who’s doing the learning.
click for more
 
 
 
Spotlight: Bogdan Comanescu, Romania Spotlight: Bogdan Comanescu, Romania
In our Spotlight feature, we ask our members some questions to learn more about what inspires their photography, the processes they use to make images, and the stories behind their favorite pictures.
click for more
 
 
 
The Facts about Horse Auctions The Facts about Horse Auctions
News by Press Release The Humane Society
An unthinkable fate can await horses sold at auctions
click for more
 
 
 
Working John's Mare: trotting Working John's Mare: trotting
News by Blogger Mark Langley
These photos show him working her on that ride and the ride he gave her yesterday.
click for more
 
 
 
What was Behind this What was Behind this "50-1" Shot
News by Steve Haskin
The motion picture “50-1,” which chronicles Mine That Bird's Kentucky Derby victory in 2009, was premiered in Albuquerque, N.M., on Wednesday, March 19.
click for more
 
 
 
URGENT RELEASE - Therapy Horses Missing From Pasture - PLEASE REPOST URGENT RELEASE - Therapy Horses Missing From Pasture - PLEASE REPOST
The owner of a nonprofit group that provides equine-assisted therapy to war veterans and disabled children says two horses used the program were taken from their pasture in LaValle, Wis.
click for more
 
 
 
9 College Sports that need some recognition and love 9 College Sports that need some recognition and love
It’s time we celebrate these obscure college sports. It’s not fair that football players and basketball players get all the love—I mean, they already get all the money. So here’s a list of 9 obscure (but totally awesome) college sports
click for more
 
 
 
Asleep On His Feet Asleep On His Feet
News by Sharon Biggs Waller
After a long day at a horse show, I'm ready for a nice cool drink, a hot bath, and a good night's sleep in my comfortable bed. It's hard to accept that my horse, for all his hard work at the show, gets nothing more than a layer of shavings to bed down in.
click for more
 
 
 
Dollar World Dollar World
News by Lauren Mauldin in The Horse World
First quarter of 2014 has been a time of “pay all the vet bills” for me. Combine that with my saddle purchase, and I may be out of debt by summer. Maybe? Hopefully?
click for more
 
 
 
Are Chinese Horses Threatening Giant Pandas' Survival? Are Chinese Horses Threatening Giant Pandas' Survival?
News by Wild & Feral Horses Horse Industry News
Giant pandas, it turns out, probably aren’t celebrating the Year of the Horse. Livestock, particularly horses, have been identified as a significant threat to panda survival.
click for more
 
 
 
Ancient beasts roam Spain's wilderness - Campanarios de Azaba Reserve Ancient beasts roam Spain's wilderness - Campanarios de Azaba Reserve
News by Red Pheonix
click for more
 
 
 
Scientists Hope Retuertas Horses will Return to the Wild Scientists Hope Retuertas Horses will Return to the Wild
News by Christa Lesté-Lasserre
Today, that rescue effort has been doubled. As part of a much larger program called "Rewilding Europe," 47 Retuertas horses have been rehomed from Doñana to a 500-hectare (1,235-acre) private reserve in the western part of the Iberian peninsula called Campanarios de Azabas.
click for more
 
 
 
snow , cold , and being sick.... snow , cold , and being sick....
News by ElISEKATIE From The Blog Road to Vegas
So Even though its cold outside there is plenty to do and plenty To work on. SSN thanks this young Equestrian for their contribution.
click for more
 
 
 
Fear of Cows Fear of Cows
News by Sue McDonnell, PhD, Certified AAB
My horse is a 16.3-hand seven-year-old Thoroughbred off the track. His history is largely unknown. My problem is that in the five months I've had him at a boarding stable, he hasn't gotten over his fear of cows
click for more
 
 
 
Has your horse experienced lameness problems? Perhaps the diagnosis was something you were unfamiliar. Don't be afraid to ask your questions during February's Has your horse experienced lameness problems? Perhaps the diagnosis was something you were unfamiliar. Don't be afraid to ask your questions during February's "Ask the Vet" forum to our expert, Dr. Heather Beach, regarding questions of equine lamenes
News by Dr. Beach
Has your horse experienced lameness problems? Perhaps the diagnosis was something you were unfamiliar. Don’t be afraid to ask your questions during February’s "Ask the Vet" forum to our expert, Dr. Heather Beach, regarding questions of equine lameness and diagnosis.
click for more
 
 
 
"50 to 1" in Theaters March 21 - Watch Trailor
Feature film about Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird, an inspiring underdog tale of misfit cowboys and their long shot racehorse, starring Skeet Ulrich, Christian Kane, William Devane, Madelyn Deutch, Todd Lowe and jockey Calvin Borel.
click for more
 
 
 
Is There a Genetic Basis for Horses' Personalities? Is There a Genetic Basis for Horses' Personalities?
News by Christa Lesté-Lasserre
Time for some stereotyping: How would you describe the personality of a Thoroughbred? How about an Arab? Shetland pony?
click for more
 
 
 
Are We Leading Our Wild Horses to Slaughter? Are We Leading Our Wild Horses to Slaughter?
News by Andrew Cohen
As a new book makes clear, Velma Johnston, a.k.a. "Wild Horse Annie," must be rolling over in her grave at the peril thousands of America's mustangs once again face today.
click for more
 
 
 
UKAg Using Horses to Teach Emotional Intelligence UKAg Using Horses to Teach Emotional Intelligence
News by University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment
In March, University of Kentucky (UK) researchers will launch a second study of the effectiveness of Equine Guided Leadership Education, a process of using horses to teach emotional intelligence and leadership competencies to nurse leaders.
click for more
 
 
 
Don't Ignore Your Horse's Hooves this Winter and Spring Don't Ignore Your Horse's Hooves this Winter and Spring
News by Colorado State University
As many horse owners know, mid-winter brings snow and other forms of precipitation that often continue through the spring—and that can mean wet and muddy conditions for our equine companions.
click for more
 
 
 
Study: Horses Prefer Sweet Tastes to Bitter Ones Study: Horses Prefer Sweet Tastes to Bitter Ones
News by Christa Lesté-Lasserre
Our horses can make some pretty funny expressions sometimes, and the way they appear to react to certain tastes can give us a good laugh.
click for more
 
 
 
The Clinical Signs of Equine Colic The Clinical Signs of Equine Colic
News by Bradford G. Bentz
Clinical signs of colic include changes in behavior or activity that indicate abdominal pain.
click for more
 
 
 
Cold-Weather Horse Care: Tips to Remember Cold-Weather Horse Care: Tips to Remember
News by Diane E. Rice
While some parts of the country have or are starting to thaw out, other areas are bracing for more winter weather.
click for more
 
 
 
Feeding the Finicky Horse Feeding the Finicky Horse
News by Heather Smith Thomas
As you head into your horse’s stall to feed him his dinner, you notice he hasn’t cleaned up his previous meal. He looks like he might be losing weight, and you wonder what else you can offer him that would spark his appetite.
click for more
 
 
 
Equine-assisted therapy helps soldiers deal with PTSD Equine-assisted therapy helps soldiers deal with PTSD
News by Drew Brooks Staff writer Fayobserver
It's not your typical therapist's office. There's no chaise lounge. No corporate art. No receptionist. But for a growing number of local soldiers suffering from the invisible wounds of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, a 20-acre farm north of Fayetteville has become a place of healing.
click for more
 
 
 
The History of Horses The History of Horses
News by PBS - Nature
They gallop and trot, whinny and neigh, capturing our imagination — and our hearts. Indeed, horses are said to have done more to change human history than any other domestic animal, once upon a time carrying explorers to new frontiers and mighty armies to great conquests
click for more
 
 
 
Quentin Judge and HH Dark de la Hart Triumph in $34,000 Suncast® 1.50m Championship Jumper Classic Quentin Judge and HH Dark de la Hart Triumph in $34,000 Suncast® 1.50m Championship Jumper Classic
News by Lauren Fisher for Jennifer Wood Media
Week three of the 2014 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF), sponsored by Fidelity Investments®, concluded at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) on Sunday
click for more
 
 
 
New Species of Horse, 4.4 Million Years Old New Species of Horse, 4.4 Million Years Old
Two teams of researchers, including a scientist from Case Western Reserve University, have announced the discovery of a new species of fossil horse from 4.4 million-year-old fossil-rich deposits in Ethiopia.
click for more
 
 
 
Fresh Snow & Equestrian Findings From Steamboat Springs, Colorado Fresh Snow & Equestrian Findings From Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Ashley Cline from Equestrian Stylist shares her time in Steamboat
click for more