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Equine Herpes Virus Update

February 22nd, 2015 (4)
Earlier this month, here in South East Texas we experienced an outbreak of EHV-1 – a virus known to be deadly to horses. The horse who died from this respiratory illness was stabled not far from our rehabilitation ranches. ...

New rules from Texas Animal Health Commission

February 21st, 2015 Comments Off
The TAHC passed new rules, some of which effect our state’s horses. We have posted the ones that affect horses in this article. You can see all the changes and new rules by clicking the link at the bottom ...

For the love of a horse…

February 21st, 2015 (2)
The life chosen by Mr. Treagood is not an easy one. Now it is just about impossible. Those who still work with their horses as part of their everyday existence, feel a special connection to them. The loss of ...

Give Your Horse a Breath of Fresh Air This Winter

February 20th, 2015 Comments Off
Typically, we think of spring as the time for redoing and cleaning up our living spaces … or our horse’s stall or other living quarters. The winter is actually a very good time to do this as well – ...

Vern Buchanan Looks to Crack Down on Animal Abuse by the Government

February 20th, 2015 (5)
Rep. Buchanan is well known for his anti-horse slaughter views. This bill looks to stop animal abuse by government agencies. The AWARE Act is a worthy bill – let us hope it goes into law. ~ HfH From: Sunshine ...

Video – Skijoring event combines skiing with horse racing

February 19th, 2015 (1)
Not something for the faint of heart – skiing while being pulled by a horse. One cannot help by wonder if there is a risk of injury for all involved. What do you think? And thinking of unusual things ...

Video – Contagious Horse Virus Detected at Prior Lake Farm

February 19th, 2015 (1)
EHV is not just a Texas horse health problem – it is all over the country. Horse owners need to remember to use extreme caution. Keep up with the news to see if EHV (Equine Herpes Virus) has come ...

New Report From Equine Welfare Alliance

February 18th, 2015 (6)
Wild Horse Freedom Federation and Equine Welfare Alliance Investigators recently completed an investigation at the Eagle Pass Export Pens and Mexico border. The investigation focused on the activity in relationship to the EU ban on horse meat from Mexico. ...

St Patrick’s Day “Horsey” Photo Contest

February 17th, 2015 Comments Off
Habitat for Horses is holding our Spring “Horsey” photo contest. This time with a Saint Patrick’s Day Theme. Take a picture of your horse, pony, mini, donkey, mule – any equine pal will do – dressed in their best ...

NV Judge Stops BLM Roundup Of Famous Mustang Herd ‘The Misfits’

February 17th, 2015 (4)
A victory for this herd of wild horses in Nevada. For now. The BLM keeps rounding up more and more of what is left of the wild horses. If the cattle were put under as much scrutiny as the ...