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A school where pupils walk donkeys before class

March 23rd, 2015 (1)
Many of our children – including those that live in rural areas – lack agricultural skills and knowledge. We will still need people to work in these fields in the future. Without trained applicants for these jobs – all ...

Weekend request – share this post!

March 22nd, 2015 (1)
Seven new horses came in to our rehabilitation center in Hitchcock on March 19th. Support is needed now more than ever. One very easy way to help Habitat for Horses is by helping Willie Nelson’s video win a People’s ...

Video – Donkey basketball game goes on despite controversy

March 21st, 2015 (6)
Donkeys or burros cannot carry the average American without being hurt. They are not built for that kind of carrying capacity. Especially when you add in the weight of tack and other gear. Add in the fact that the ...

Wild horses pick up on training faster than domestic horses

March 20th, 2015 (3)
It could also be that wild horses are perhaps smarter than their domestic counterparts. Living in the wild develops skills and abilities that a domestic horse does not get a chance to learn. What are your thoughts – do ...

One more time….

March 20th, 2015 (9)
Another call from law enforcement led our crew to a small town in SE Texas, almost two hours from our ranch. The case had been working for a long time, the officer told us, and while they tried to ...

Habitat for Horses Spring 2015 Fundraising Drive

March 19th, 2015 (3)
Habitat for Horses has rescued over 40 horses since the beginning of the year – a huge bump in the number of horses already at our critical care ranch. We simply could not turn away. We have chosen 3 ...

It is busy here at Habitat for Horses

March 19th, 2015 (3)
We have so much going on to share with you. As we announced yesterday, we learned that Willie Nelson’s video – The Love of Horses – that prominently features Habitat for Horses, is up for People’s Telly Award. The ...

(Video) Help Willie Nelson: The Love of Horses Win!

March 18th, 2015 (10)
And spread the news about all the good work Habitat for Horses does. Willie Nelson’s video The Love of Horses is up for a People’s Telly Award. This award is chosen by the people – YOU – by voting ...

Strange Animals Reveal Bizarre Past of Horses: Photos

March 18th, 2015 Comments Off on Strange Animals Reveal Bizarre Past of Horses: Photos
As a youngster in school, we were shown drawings of ancient horses. They looked like miniature horses in a way. These do not look like that. More like camels, rhinos… all sorts of animals. Very interesting article. ~ HfH ...

Why the long face? Traditional stables make horses depressed

March 18th, 2015 Comments Off on Why the long face? Traditional stables make horses depressed
Most horse owners know that horses are social creatures. They live in herds and enjoy roaming the countryside while communing with other horses. Just going from stall to empty pasture is not good enough. A companion animal for your ...