In 1893, 2.5 million pounds of horse manure filled NYC streets per day

Think New York summers are pungent now? Imagine what it must've smelled like at the turn of the 20th century. Before the introduction of the automobile, horses were leaving about 2.5 million pounds of shit in the streets per day. » 7/11/14 12:26pm 7/11/14 12:26pm

How to Fly a Prizewinning Racehorse to the Kentucky Derby

When the crowds and hats and bourbon descend on Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby, all eyes will be on the thoroughbred racehorse—horses that have traveled thousands of miles for the two-minute race. How do elite racehorses fly? Well, let us ascend into the world of equine air travel. » 5/03/14 3:10pm 5/03/14 3:10pm

Mustang Driver Arrested For Doing Donuts At Kentucky Derby Track

A driver got charged with criminal mischief for doing donuts in a Ford Mustang on Churchill Downs, the site of the Kentucky Derby. » 4/02/14 2:20pm 4/02/14 2:20pm

This Is What Happens When A Car Crashes Through A Horse Race

We've seen our fair share of bizarre racing accidents, but that doesn't make it any better when a completely weird one occurs during a horse race. » 1/11/14 10:15am 1/11/14 10:15am

Turn A Horse Into A Tron Motorcycle With Neons... For Safety!

This isn't sneak-peak at Fast & Furious 15: Fistful Of Furious (working title) – it's the latest innovation in equestrian safety. » 11/28/13 4:00pm 11/28/13 4:00pm

Irish Version Of Fast And The Furious Involves Horses

Admittedly, this isn't an official Irish film adaptation of the American franchise The Fast And The Furious. These are "Irish Travelers" conducting a horse race in the middle of a busy highway as police impotently try to stop them. But it has the same feel — only with a strange Irish Gaelic/Roma patois replacing the… » 5/08/12 10:00am 5/08/12 10:00am

Watch horses pull a tanker truck out of snow

Joel Appleman was driving to work in Central Pennsylvania when he came upon an Amish horse team pulling a tanker truck safely out of the snow. Fortunately, he had his camera and captured the conquest of old technology over new. » 2/24/11 1:00pm 2/24/11 1:00pm

Naturmobile Hybrid Uses Real Horsepower!

These days it seems like everyone in the automotive world is obsessed with either big horsepower or alternative energy. But what would happen if you combined the two? This is the Naturmobile, a "hybrid" that utilizes electric power and— yep you guessed it, horse power. Ok, so actual horses may not churn out very… » 5/07/08 6:20pm 5/07/08 6:20pm