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Stray Mexican donkey poses disease threat for horses on the US / Mexico border

March 28th, 2015 (0)
Glanders is a highly contagious equine disease that causes painful lung ulcers. During World War II was the last time a case naturally occurred in the United States. When a horse or donkey does contract glanders, some of the ...

ASPCA Help a Horse Day 2015

March 27th, 2015 (0)
Habitat for Horses will be taking part in the ASPCA “Help A Horse” Day with our own Adoption Appreciation Day. We are asking that all adopters and foster families to come out to our Manvel Texas ranch location for ...

A Tale of Two Donkeys

March 27th, 2015 (1)
Donkeys, or burros as they are frequently called, have been man’s best work friend for hundreds upon hundreds of years. They haul heavy loads a great distance that it would take several men to carry the same distance. Donkeys ...

Only 15 days left – Help Willie win!

March 26th, 2015 (1)
Over the years, Willie Nelson has been a stalwart friend of horses. Back in 2006, Willie worked with Habitat for Horses to help save a group of horses destined to be sold to a kill-buyers. These horses would have ...

Meet our newest rescue – she is cute as can be

March 26th, 2015 (1)
She was found wandering lost and hungry. The sheriff’s department kept her for 15 days at their stables, giving her owners plenty of time to realize that their horse had gone missing and contact them. No one did. Habitat ...

Forbes Billionaires Top US Welfare Ranchers List

March 26th, 2015 (2)
Wild horses and cattle rancher’s grazing leases – many people have heard those two topics on the news. How cattle ranchers are demanding more land, and for the wild horses to be removed. It is not like the wild ...

This mare was attacked by a dog then left uncared for – you can help

March 25th, 2015 (1)
The newest horse member of Habitat for Horses is the mare pictured below. She was brutally attacked by a dog this past weekend. Then left tangled in a rope which has caused more injuries to her legs. No horse ...

Arizona animal-cruelty bill advances despite criticism

March 25th, 2015 (7)
So many things are wrong about this bill. Making it so cruelty investigators must just through another hoop while gathering evidence for charges, turning farm animal cruelty cases from felonies to misdemeanors, and making it so future legislation can ...

Bring that circus protest to help Tennessee Walkers

March 24th, 2015 (1)
If Barnum and Bailey have come to their senses, maybe there is hope that lovers of the Tennessee Walking Horse who still enjoy the Big Lick can come to their senses and still have horse shows. There are ways ...

Does whipping actually hurt a horse?

March 24th, 2015 (1)
Is this a joke? Are they being rhetorical? Of course it hurts! If another study with more horses will prove the point to the racing industry – then by all means look into the number of nerve endings in ...
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