Horses Can Read Human Emotions

A new study conducted by psychologists at Sussex University has revealed the surprising sophistication of horses’ social capabilities. They’re able to recognize human emotions through facial expressions and can even do so through a picture. The team showed large prints of human faces—both smiling and frowning—to 28 horses, and their reactions were clear. Horses reacting to angry facial expressions had an increase in heart rate …

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Jill Greenberg's latest opus takes on beasts of burden

Photographer Jill Greenberg presents a mystifying new collection in “Horses,” a photography book that showcases equine majesty. Greenberg will be familiar to regular CH readers for her other series, which range from crying babies to bears and monkeys. Her style is marked by heavy post production, which in the case of “Horses” takes the form of vibrant reds and purples, fantastical sheens and absent backgrounds. …