On becoming horse; on becoming human

A study published in the journal Social Anthropology suggests that riders and horses can together enter into a unique state of interspecies “co-being”, where human and horse evolves to “fit” better with each other, both physically and mentally. Anita Maurstad, PhD, a professor at Norway’s University of Tromsø and Dona Davis, PhD and Sarah CowlesContinue reading “On becoming horse; on becoming human”

War Horses conference, London, April 2014

A great opportunity to discuss horses in war in the widest contexts – anthrozoological, geographical, historical, political…. The organisers are calling for papers, contact them for more information, see link below. http://www.soas.ac.uk/history/conferences/war-horses-conference-2014/

Horses, the next generation

World Horse Welfare hold their annual conference on 14 November at the Royal Geographical Society, London, discussing the role of the horse in the next generation.  The uses this species is put to in societies around the world is changing rapidly, and increasing constraints on energy and food supplies, climate change, global power balances and technologicalContinue reading “Horses, the next generation”