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EIA Outbreak in California’s Racing Quarter Horses

February 2nd, 2015 (3)
  From: The Horse By: Katie Flynn, BVMS, California Dept of Food and Agriculture Equine Staff Veterinarian Horse owners are familiar with a Coggins test—that piece of paper required for entry into most horse shows and sales and/or for ...

Latest suit to block Nevada mustang roundups targets drugs

February 2nd, 2015 (1)
This article mentions how hasty the round up was for the Pine Nut horses. It is without a doubt that the BLM will be doing more “hasty” round ups. Giving the public little time to review and react to ...

Cute Animals Playing in the Snow – Horses Too!

February 1st, 2015 (2)
It is Sunday – time for a good horse story. Here in Southeast Texas coast, it is just about 70 degrees – practically balmly compared to our friends up north. For those who miss the snow or who can ...

Cowboys Never Cry – By Smokey Culver

February 1st, 2015 (6)
 This poem was written by Smokey Culver, the cowboy poet, who also is one of our volunteers and works on our investigative team.  He wrote this poem at the request of Thom – Habitat for Horse’s rehabilitation center ranch ...

Update on Galveston Island Horse Seizure Jan 31st 2015

January 31st, 2015 (5)
Unfortunately one of the 28 horses that Habitat for Horses was awarded by the courts yesterday has passed on over the Rainbow Bridge. Medical care had been given but too late for this one. Jerry Finch, Habitat for Horse’s ...

(Video) Horses found in bad shape near Beeville

January 31st, 2015 (3)
This is what we do – save horses lives. These are not the same horses as the ones from Jamaica Beach. The owners in cases like this are allowed to appeal – as the article states – they have ...

BREAKING NEWS – Habitat for Horses Awarded All Horses From Galveston Seizure

January 30th, 2015 (6)
Twenty six horses and two mules were awarded to us (Habitat for Horses) in Galveston Court this afternoon. They were seized from a horse riding facility in Jamaica Beach on Galveston Island, Texas. They have been receiving all the ...

House Agriculture Committee Oks resolution on wild horse population

January 30th, 2015 (5)
Over a million cattle vs 3000 wild horses in Wyoming. Three thousand is not that great of a number when it comes to wild animals. If you followed the guidelines given by National Wildlife Federation, one could consider wild ...

The Daily Pitchfork’s Six Principles of Good Animal Journalism

January 29th, 2015 (1)
Vickery Eckhoff is known for her journalistic integrity. This article outlines what good animal journalism should be about. The problem is media organizations often ignore good journalism principles for the money their advertisers and investors give them. These advertisers ...

House Calls Get Complicated When the Patient Is a Horse

January 29th, 2015 (1)
 Farriers knowledge of horses should extend well beyond how to make shoes and care for hooves.  An excellent one will never have a day without work. The work of Dr. Redden is almost legendary. Most equine vets work willingly with ...