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This mare was attacked by a dog then left uncared for – you can help

March 25th, 2015 (1)
The newest horse member of Habitat for Horses is the mare pictured below. She was brutally attacked by a dog this past weekend. Then left tangled in a rope which has caused more injuries to her legs. No horse ...

Arizona animal-cruelty bill advances despite criticism

March 25th, 2015 (8)
So many things are wrong about this bill. Making it so cruelty investigators must just through another hoop while gathering evidence for charges, turning farm animal cruelty cases from felonies to misdemeanors, and making it so future legislation can ...

Bring that circus protest to help Tennessee Walkers

March 24th, 2015 (1)
If Barnum and Bailey have come to their senses, maybe there is hope that lovers of the Tennessee Walking Horse who still enjoy the Big Lick can come to their senses and still have horse shows. There are ways ...

Does whipping actually hurt a horse?

March 24th, 2015 (1)
Is this a joke? Are they being rhetorical? Of course it hurts! If another study with more horses will prove the point to the racing industry – then by all means look into the number of nerve endings in ...

A major league for horses?

March 23rd, 2015 (2)
What do you think of a new sporting event for horse lovers? Do equestrian sports need a “face lift” of sorts? Will this offer more opportunities for the public to learn the joys of horse riding? ~ HfH (CNN)If ...

A school where pupils walk donkeys before class

March 23rd, 2015 (1)
Many of our children – including those that live in rural areas – lack agricultural skills and knowledge. We will still need people to work in these fields in the future. Without trained applicants for these jobs – all ...

Weekend request – share this post!

March 22nd, 2015 (1)
Seven new horses came in to our rehabilitation center in Hitchcock on March 19th. Support is needed now more than ever. One very easy way to help Habitat for Horses is by helping Willie Nelson’s video win a People’s ...

Video – Donkey basketball game goes on despite controversy

March 21st, 2015 (6)
Donkeys or burros cannot carry the average American without being hurt. They are not built for that kind of carrying capacity. Especially when you add in the weight of tack and other gear. Add in the fact that the ...

Wild horses pick up on training faster than domestic horses

March 20th, 2015 (3)
It could also be that wild horses are perhaps smarter than their domestic counterparts. Living in the wild develops skills and abilities that a domestic horse does not get a chance to learn. What are your thoughts – do ...

One more time….

March 20th, 2015 (9)
Another call from law enforcement led our crew to a small town in SE Texas, almost two hours from our ranch. The case had been working for a long time, the officer told us, and while they tried to ...