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America’s walking horses in a race against time

December 3rd, 2014 (4)
Keith Dane, Vice President, Equine Protection, is spreading the word about this article by veterinarian Ron DeHaven. Dr. DeHaven’s plea to Congress to approve the PAST Act and end soring forever, is spot-on. It is very over due – ...

A pup in Bacliff gets a new home

December 3rd, 2014 (1)
Our staff and volunteers have hearts of gold here at Habitat for Horses. Smokey Culver is no exception. Many folks around the Habitat for Horses area know Smokey – the renown Cowboy Poet and Habitat for Horses’ Advocate/Ranch Hand/Equine ...

Stasi: Don’t let Mayor de Blasio’s proposed horse carriage ban fool you

December 3rd, 2014 (8)
With the New York City horse carriage ban soon to go into effect, there will be many vociferous opinions out there as to what will happen and what is actually going on. Ms. Stasi brings up a valid point ...

Neglected horses’ owner has prior livestock theft charges

December 2nd, 2014 (2)
This article brings up an issue that is close to the heart. Most of the time when folks see and report to law enforcement conditions of equine neglect and abuse, response is rather timely and progress is made on ...

Giving Tuesday – Today is the Day

December 2nd, 2014 Comments Off
It has become a big event – Giving Tuesday. It is the one day a year when everyone takes a few brief moments out of their lives to think about how they can give back to their community. Your ...

Early Winter Wonderland

December 2nd, 2014 (1)
The cold has seemed to come on earlier this year. Fortunately we are in South-East Texas where the threat of snow is less of a problem. This article addresses older horses and the cold. Their needs are a bit ...

Don’t forget the horses on Cyber Monday

December 1st, 2014 Comments Off
Many folks are busy Christmas shopping online today for their family and loved ones. Do not forget those without a voice – the horses who come from backgrounds of abuse and neglect to Habitat for Horses. Here they experience ...

De Blasio to propose horse carriage ban next week

December 1st, 2014 (2)
Some folks wanted the horses moved to just Central Park so they would be off the streets, where others wanted the horses retired all together. It looks like the latter will happen. Hopefully the horses will be given a ...

Researchers Seek Input on Barn Fire Survey

December 1st, 2014 (2)
Every year horses needlessly die from barn fires. “There is no such thing as a fireproof barn,” says Robert Barnard, vice president of the National Equine Safety Association (NESA). While that is true that are measures that can be ...

Europe close to banning horse meat from Mexico

November 30th, 2014 (21)
Could it be? The horrid conditions by which the poor horses from the US going off to slaughter houses in Mexico- NOT the drugs used on American horses – may a put a stop to the export of Mexican ...