Your question: Where do horses get mites from?

The mites do not actively jump or crawl from one host to another, but are passively transmitted when animals come into close physical contact. However, horses can pick up mites from the immediate environment and they can also be passively transmitted by saddlery or tools and equipment in the stable. Are mites in horses contagious? …

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Quick Answer: How does rain affect horse racing?

Rainfall has huge influence on horse racing and it will decide the going conditions at a racecourse. Too little rain and the turf becomes hard, meaning there is less “give” under a horse’s foot than usual and the track is then either described as “Good” or “Good to Firm”. Does horse racing go ahead in …

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How many horses does Charlotte Dujardin have?

On a usual working day, Charlotte Dujardin rides 10 horses, starting from 7:30 in the morning. Her main competition horse at the moment is Mount St John Freestyle, a Hannoverian mare. Who owns Charlotte Dujardin’s horse? This is a very different Games for Charlotte (35) compared to her last in Rio, when she was riding …

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Why ponies are better than horses?

For example, ponies tend to be stocky and stronger (for their size) than horses. They are more tolerant of cold weather and have good endurance, which makes them good work horses. Ponies also tend to be very intelligent. From a human point of view, this means that ponies might be more stubborn than a horse. …

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