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Sable Island: Should the feral horses be removed?

September 9th, 2014 (6)
The gorgeous wild horses of Sable Island have been there since at least the 1700’s. They are a small hardy ponies with a unique genetic line. A documentary - Chasing Wild Horses – takes a closer look at this ...

Native History: To Make Winter Survival Difficult, Army Slaughters 900 Horses

September 9th, 2014 (1)
This is a date we should pause and reflect on man’s inhumanity to horses. In modern times, thousands of American horses are needlessly slaughtered every year, we just ship them to Canadian or Mexican slaughter houses rather than have ...

Act now on horse deaths

September 8th, 2014 (2)
From: Timesunion.com THE ISSUE: New York state’s horse racing industry is slow to address horse deaths out of the Saratoga Race Course season. THE STAKES: Undervaluing the casual fans’ influence will lead straight to the industry’s demise. The horse ...

Hurry! There are still excellent spots open on our 2015 HfH Calendar

September 8th, 2014 (1)
Just in case you missed our 2015 Habitat for Horses Calendar Announcement – we have reposted it below. However, several spots are now taken. See below for spots taken and available. Who wouldn’t want to show off their beloved ...

Time Running Out – How You Can Help the Anti-Soring Bill Get Passed

September 8th, 2014 (5)
From: Horseback Magazine A Letter From Keith Dane, President of HSUS Dear Friends As most of you know, I’ve been working for decades (as have many of you) to bring an end to the cruel practice of horse soring ...

Decline in Thoroughbred foal crop hurting racetracks

September 7th, 2014 (6)
With the drop of the “Foal Crop” it looks like the “Harvest” at the slaughterhouses will be down. Don’t quite understand if we are talking about the racing industry or the morning ag report on pork belly production. ~ ...

Now for some Sunday funnies – horsey style

September 7th, 2014 Comments Off
It is a rainy Sunday here at the Ranch. Time for some Sunday funnies. Be sure to share your own either on the website as a comment or on our Facebook / Twitter feeds! Nothing too adult please. ~ ...

Prison ends wild horse program; BLM must remove 1,100 animals

September 6th, 2014 (4)
So many questions…why exactly is this program ending if the Federal Government overpaid the prison program to the tune of about 2 million dollars? ~ HfH From: The Salt Lake Tribune By: Marissa Lang Corrections » Funding dispute leads ...

Technical Large Animal Rescue (Video)

September 6th, 2014 (4)
While some of us at Habitat for Horses had received training in large animal emergency rescue several years ago, it’s time to get the new employees trained. Early Monday morning, four of our staff will be attending the training ...

County to send message with Cowboy Express

September 5th, 2014 (7)
The original draft of their proposal stated that the wild horses were to be sent to slaughter. The fact that they changed the wording to “auction” only places a middle man in could happen to many of these horses. ...
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