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Horses ‘Talk’ To Each Other With Their Ears & Eyes

November 9th, 2014 (1)
This study came out a few months ago. Look at a horse’s eyes – you can definitely tell they are communicating with them. Horse lovers without a doubt will wonder why it took so long for science to realize ...

Dying woman’s wish to say goodbye to beloved horse granted

November 8th, 2014 (1)
From: The Daily Edge Hospital grants dying woman’s final wish to say goodbye to beloved horse A 77-YEAR-OLD WOMAN suffering with cancer was granted her final wish to say goodbye to her favourite horse. Sheila Marsh’s condition was deteriorating ...

47-Million-Year-Old Pregnant Mare Sheds Light on Ancient Horses

November 8th, 2014 Comments Off
From: Live Science By: Laura Geggel When a thirsty pregnant horse drank from a freshwater lake 47 million years ago, she was unaware that poisonous volcanic gases might lead to her sudden demise. Now, the fossilized remains of the ...

In Memory of Bucky

November 7th, 2014 (1)
Jerry wrote this article a few years ago. Time passes quickly but – if we are fortunate – our memories stay with us. ~ HfH By Jerry Finch, President of Habitat for Horses Seven years ago today a wise ...

Birth Control Darts Fired At Idaho Wild Horses To Slow Herd Growth

November 7th, 2014 (6)
From: KUOW.org By: Tom Banse Federal wild horse specialists from Idaho and Oregon have been trained in how to shoot birth control darts into the rumps of wild horses. The technique could soon see wider use to slow the ...

Roy Exum: What About The Horses?

November 6th, 2014 (1)
Election day has come and gone… so what, if any effect, have they had on equine rights? Roy Exum, as always, writes an excellent piece on the politics of horse abuse in this country. ~ HfH From: The Chattanoogan ...

Disease in Horses – From Incident to Outbreak

November 6th, 2014 Comments Off
Disease has been on the minds of Americans quite a bit these days…and how we handle an outbreak. Horses can get sick with a wide variety of illnesses. How the horse is handled, especially if you have multiple horses ...

Imagine staying in a luxurious private getaway in the Bahamas while helping horses!

November 5th, 2014 (1)
November 19th, 2014 is less than 2 weeks away! Our Greener Pastures Fundraising Event will be taking place with all sorts of fantastic items up on our auction block including a fantastic Bahamas private getaway in Harbour Island. All ...

Lucy and Whiskey Brown – BFFs of the four-legged kind (Video)

November 5th, 2014 (2)
Horses and dogs – they go hand and hand at any ranch. Lucy and Whiskey Brown obviously enjoy each other’s company. It’s hump day – a great time for a fun pick me up video. No music, so you ...

Robert Redford: Protect our wild horses

November 4th, 2014 (2)
Robert Redford has long been a staunch advocate for wild horses. ~ HfH From: USA Today By: Robert Redford We can protect our environment, and give wild horses the freedom they deserve. Horses and I have had a shared ...