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Dane: Action needed to end soring once and for al

September 30th, 2014 Comments Off
From: Times Free Press By: Keith Dane, HSUS VP of Equine Protection Another Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration has come and gone, but not without delivering some home truths to the “big lick” faction of the walking horse industry. ...

NY Pol Legislates Against Carriage Horse Ban

September 30th, 2014 (1)
From: HamletHub By: Ardina Seward The battle to save New York City’s city’s carriage horse industry has reached the state Capitol. NYS State Assemblyman, J. Gary Pretlow has introduced legislation that would countermand New York Mayor, Bill de Blasio’s ...

Willie Nelson’s iconic Texas ranch town is ripped apart by a tornado

September 30th, 2014 (3)
Willie Nelson has been a long time supporter of Habitat for Horses. He even fosters horses from Habitat for Horses at his ranch in Luck, Texas. We are glad to hear that the horses are safe. ~ HfH From: ...

Latest Roundup in Wyoming Exposes Flaws, Failures in BLM’s Wild Horse Program

September 29th, 2014 (5)
The BLM has long claimed to not have enough money to care for the horses already in holding facilities. With these facilities bursting at the seams, and horses dying …why in the world does the Bureau of Land Management ...

Back in the Saddle – Equine Assisted Psychotherapy at Habitat for Horses

September 29th, 2014 (1)
There is magic inside a horse. Horses don’t know how to lie. Like a mirror, they reflect back the exact feelings that a human presents to them. By utilizing that attribute under the guidance of a certified therapist, a ...

BLM removes wild horses from checkerboard lands in SW Wyoming

September 29th, 2014 (6)
From: Casper Star Tribune By: Trevor Graff THE GATHER BLM removes wild horses from checkerboard lands in SW Wyoming ‘IT’S A LITTLE TOUGHER BECAUSE THAT 20 PERCENT THAT EVADED GATHER IN YEARS PAST KNOW WHAT’S GOING ON’ The small ...

A Big Thank You – to our Volunteers

September 28th, 2014 (3)
Volunteering at a horse rescue can be a life changing endeavor – for both the volunteer and the horses. The work here at Habitat for Horses is never done. While not the most glamorous of tasks, our volunteers who ...

Good Sunday Morning to Ya’ll – Time for Equine Funnies

September 28th, 2014 (1)
While its in German and not English, you can still enjoy! Habitat for Horses recently lost 100 acres of grazing land needed to feed our rescued horses! Your help is desperately needed! Without this land we can not rescue ...

Dementia patients connect with horses at Lake Forest facility (Video)

September 27th, 2014 Comments Off
From: Lake Forester By: Linda Blaser The horsey smell is a distinct aroma that taps long-lost memories in residents of Balmoral Memory Care Center in Lake Forest. That’s why Special Programs Director Colette Collins makes sure a grooming bucket ...

Group begins coast-to-coast horseback ride in protest of BLM

September 27th, 2014 (18)
Pro-wild horse advocates are also against the BLM’s methods of managing the wild horses but for totally different reasons! We want the wild horses left ON the range. If their numbers must be managed, it should be done in ...