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Horse tranquilizer is hitting the US as a dangerous street drug

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A new and dangerous street drug is emerging in the US. It's called xylazine, though it's better known by its street name, "tranq". It's a non-opioid sedative used in veterinary medicine, typically with horses. And ...

‘Black Beauty’ reimagines the classic horse story

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"Black Beauty" gives the original Victorian novel a significant makeover, a contemporary remake that relocates the story to the American West. The movie delivers a more pointed animal-rights message, but while its e...

A man known as the ‘Dreadhead Cowboy’ was arrested for riding his horse on a Chicago highway

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Drivers on a Chicago highway saw an unusual sight on Monday afternoon: A single cowboy riding alongside vehicles, slowing down traffic amid rush hour. The Dreadhead Cowboy, a local celebrity whose real name is Adam ...

A clone of the endangered Przewalski’s horse is born of DNA saved for 40 years

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A cloned colt born at a Texas veterinary facility could revive the endangered Przewalski's horse. The colt is a clone of a male Przewalski's horse and the first successful cloning of the species, San Diego Zoo offic...

Activists want an African American horse owner to boycott the Kentucky Derby. Here’s why he won’t do it

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Civil rights activists are calling on an African American horse owner participating in the 146th Kentucky Derby to pull out of the race to protest the police killing of Breonna Taylor. Greg Harbut, 35, is one of the...