April 9, 2018
“Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by his ability to climb a tree, it will live its life believing it is stupid.”
- Einstein

The Greatest.

Who Is Smarter: Dogs or Horses? 

Horses have developed extremely sensitive social and emotional intelligence from herd structures. How else would they be able to know that the fence you are scared of is precisely the one they should run out at?

Dogs can understand an average of 150 human words, and can intentionally deceive both humans and other dogs to get treats. Sneaky pooches.

Solve the mystery. 

We tried out Sterling Essentials
leather cleaner & conditioner. It smells SO GOOD. More here.


Equestrian || Tire kickers are the worst. Let me explain the ways. |  @HorseJunkiesUtd

|| Why and when should you use a breastplate?  | @HeelsDownMag

Health || First it was Charlotte Dujardin. Now, Michael Phelps. How can athletes manage depression? | @WaPo

Animals  || Finally, there's a book out about which animals fart.  | @Gizmodo
Science || China is building a rain-making system three times as big as Spain. | @IE
Culture  || The former drummer of punk band, the Offspring, turned OB-GYN saved a juror during his own malpractice trial.  @SFGate

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The Best in Show Jumping are Headed to NYC 

The Longines Masters is headed to the Big Apple April 26-29. But the event isn't just about heart-pounding show jumping rounds. Ticket holders can view and buy art, enjoy live music and eat world-class cuisine from inside the recently renovated NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veteran's Memorial Coliseum.

Get in on the action.

How William Fox-Pitt's Horses Are Cared for

 in the latest issue of Heels Down Magazine.

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