equine equine  /ˈi ˌkwaɪn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) hoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neck
  2. (adj) resembling a horse
  3. (adj) of or belonging to the family Equidae

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In Florida many horses died because of equine encephalomyelitis.
  2. In July, Barbaro developed severe laminitis, an equine foot disease in which the connection between the bone and hoof separates, causing excruciating pain.

News

  1. VI's equine director leaving next month

    BRISTOL, Va. — The director of Virginia Intermont College's championship-winning equine program is leaving next month.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Bristol Herald Courier

  2. Study of Equine Abuse and Neglect Patterns Produces Surprising Findings

    CHICAGO, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- (EWA) - The Equine Welfare Alliance today released a statistical study on the rates of equine abuse and neglect across the US since 2000. The research examined equine abuse statistics from Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Maine and Oregon.Historical records of the number of cases of equine abuse and neglect from these states was correlated ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  3. Equine camp to assist grieving young people

    The St. Elizabeth Hospice STARS program, which helps young people cope with the death of a loved one, will hold an equine grief camp from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. July 15-18 and Aug. 5-8 at Potters Ranch in Union.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

Quotes

  1. "We've never had an introduction of influenza in the equine population of Australia ever before ...... If it was to escape beyond the stable of the horses in Centennial Park, it would have a devastating effect on the horse population," McGauran...
    on Aug 25, 2007 By: Peter McGauran Source: Forbes

  2. "After consulting with horse industry stakeholders, I have decided to extend the Equine Workers Hardship Wage Supplement Payment, the Business Assistance Grant and the Commercial Horse Assistance Payment," Mr Burke said in a statement.
    on Feb 8, 2008 By: Tony Burke Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "Both the equine industry and the casino industry play important roles in New Jersey, from preserving open space to attracting visitors, and it was essential to strike a balance that will allow both industries to thrive," Corzine said.
    on Mar 3, 2008 By: Jon S Corzine Source: Newsday

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