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Medical Maggot Therapy for Horses – Yes…Maggots

October 25th, 2014 (3)
Maggots – GROSS! Yes, but maggots can be used to effectively “clean” wounds. Do not do this without consulting your veterinarian…that should be absolutely understood. WARNING – there are pictures of maggots cleaning a wound on a horse in ...

Roy Exum: A Veterinarian’s Horse Sense

October 25th, 2014 (5)
Roy Exum is known for his articles on horse “soring”. In this case, he tackles Ebola and the “horse sense” of one veterinarian. The fear from the spread of Ebola is something weighing heavily on Americans minds these days. ...

The Celebration & the Future of the Tennessee Walking Horse

October 24th, 2014 (1)
This was shared by Keith Dane, Vice President of Equine Protection for the Humane Society of the US. The author is correct – it is indeed arrogant bull headed behavior on the part of the current Tennessee Walking Horse ...

All Horses Are Created Equal

October 23rd, 2014 (6)
This was originally written and posted by Jerry back in January 2012…but the point is as valid today as then. And Sandy is still with us. He has sanctuary status – he will live his life being treated with ...

Tears for an Angel

October 22nd, 2014 (9)
Sometimes prayers are not answered in the way we want them to be. Babies are born into this world only to be taken away while still so very young. Hollis was less than 3 months old when he passed ...

Horses, scientists and the search for an effective autism treatment

October 22nd, 2014 Comments Off
As of yet, there is not a definitive approach to helping children in the Autistic spectrum. Horses are now more widely used in a variety of therapies. Including Equine Assisted Psychotherapy sessions such as we have at Habitat for ...

Two Horses, One Language

October 21st, 2014 Comments Off
A wonderful opinion piece shared by Vickery Eckhoff. Our relationship with horses is one that is a learning process for both partners. ~ HfH From: The New York Times By: Susanna Forrest Sasa’s name means “so-so” in Portuguese. It’s ...

Awww Cuteness! Habitat for Horses Calendar

October 20th, 2014 Comments Off
Picture this: Your Daughter’s Special Day last year was on horseback – what better way than to commemorate her Big Day than with a Calendar for all your friends and family to see. Your daughter will love the fact ...

Texas Releases Final Vesicular Stomatitis Quarantines

October 20th, 2014 Comments Off
Texas horse owners should be proud – the spread of vesicular stomatitis has been stopped here in the Lonestar State. It takes hard work to keep our horses from getting this terrible disease. The blisters and sores are quite ...

A Sunday Funny – A True Horse Whisperer (Video)

October 19th, 2014 (2)
Its rather late to be posting the Sunday funny…but I just had to share this one – very cute. From Finland I believe. The baby horse in the video is sooo cute. I wish I could sound like a ...