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Related to Equidae: Equids
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Noun1.Equidae - horses; asses; zebras; extinct animals
mammal family - a family of mammals
order Perissodactyla, Perissodactyla - nonruminant ungulates: horses; tapirs; rhinoceros; extinct forms
Equus, genus Equus - type genus of the Equidae: only surviving genus of the family Equidae
equid, equine - hoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neck
genus Hyracotherium, Hyracotherium - extinct horse genus; formerly called eohippus
genus Mesohippus - a genus of Equidae
genus Protohippus - a genus of Equidae
female horse, mare - female equine animal
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Her love for the majestic hoofed creatures of the Equidae family motivated her to become a horse riding instructor seven years ago and despite the challenges she faces, working in a male dominated environment, she has trained several Saudi riders who have made her proud.
The decision also temporarily banned the importation of Equidae family from the Republic of Panama due to inflammation of the brain and spinal cord disease as the import of all ruminants from Slovenia banned due to the spread of mad cow disease, Bastaki added.
Regional Laboratory "Wellbeing, Reproductive and Productive Efficiency of animals income (cattle, Equidae, sheep and goats).
Therefore, members of the family Equidae, which include domestic horses, donkeys, and mules, might be susceptible to MERS-CoV infection.
They analyzed 35 different families, such as Bovidae (bison, sheep, antelopes); Cricetidae (rats, mice, hamsters, voles); Equidae (horses, donkeys); Ursidae (bears); Mammutidae (mammoths); and Leporidae (rabbits and hares).
He'd finished his supper of canned tuna to which he'd experimentally added half a can of pinto beans but then not eaten and been watching a nature program on the donkey or ass (Equus asinus) which, in spite of having fewer chromosomes, can be bred with the horse (Equus caballus), another species in the family equidae, to produce a hybrid mule or hinny, and which had him wondering if any species of the family Hominoidea known collectively as great apes, and that includes orangutans, gorillas, chimpanzees and humans, might someday successfully interbreed.
The unauthorised movement of equidae from a holding is prohibited by law; this prohibition includes hacking horses, walking horses on the streets, moving to other stables, taking part in external equestrian competitions and movement off or burial on site of carcases.
The onager is an ass and a member of the equidae (horse) family, though it more closely resembles a donkey in appearance.
Founded out of love for pets and animals, Canidae Natural Pet Food Company manufactures and distributes a complete line of healthy meat-based, holistic, natural dog food, cat food, and gourmet pet treats as well as the Equidae line of steam extruded horse feed.
The Horse Passports (England) Regulations 2004 which require all owners to obtain a passport for each horse they own including ponies, donkeys, and other equidae ( but excluding zebras ( come into effect from February 28.
CANIDAE, FELIDAE and EQUIDAE are particularly abundant in metaphorical developments targeted at the conceptual category FEMALE HUMAN BEING where pejoration of meaning is an extremely frequent semantic mechanism.