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Merry Christmas…and just maybe an even Happier New Year

December 25th, 2014 (8)
Christmas Day, 2014. It’s a quiet, peaceful day, a day that leads to reflection, and perhaps a bit of introspection. Things are far different than they were 12 months ago. Horses have come and gone, investigations completed, trips to ...

Spreading a little Christmas cheer with his horses and a wave

December 24th, 2014 Comments Off
It is always wonderful to see people keeping up the spirit of the holidays. Haflingers are wonderful horses – its great to see them showcased in such a wonderful way. ~ HfH From: The Recorder By: Anita Fritz GREENFIELD ...

Merry Christmas, Tumbler

December 24th, 2014 (2)
Tumbler came to Habitat for Horses two years ago, just a couple of weeks shy of Christmas. A seven year old stallion, he was found underweight and in need of TLC. Tumbler spent the next year gaining his weight ...

Good Horse Keeping and Other Advice From Equine Rescuers

December 24th, 2014 Comments Off
Jerry Finch, President and Founder of Habitat for Horses, appears in this morning’s article in The Horse – a well known equine health care guide website. Who better to ask how to keep a horse healthy? ~ HfH From: ...

World War One at Home: Jimmy – the war donkey?

December 23rd, 2014 (1)
Whether or no Jimmy was a war donkey, he did a great deal of good in his life. A wonderful story about an exceptional donkey. ~ HfH From: BBC The tale goes that Jimmy the donkey was born in ...

Christmas Horses!

December 23rd, 2014 Comments Off
It’s the Holiday Season! Just a couple of more days before Santa arrives with all his goodies in tow. Our staff and volunteers are as busy as Santa’s elves. There are several new arrivals – horses and donkeys rescued ...

Young Riders Care For Horses Dying From Tainted Feed (Audio)

December 23rd, 2014 (1)
It is heart breaking. There is no antidote for Monensin poisoning. These girls are so sweet and brave to stay by their horses’ sides during this trying time. Our prayers are with the horses and families of the girls ...

The man behind the horse-carriage fuss

December 22nd, 2014 (1)
In this article Steve Nislick, the wealthy real estate executive, defends his huge monetary backing on the issue of NY Central Horse Carriages. Many people have looked with askance at why he would want to end the traditional carriage ...

Magnificent Friesian horses (video)

December 22nd, 2014 (4)
Friesian horses were originally bred in the Netherlands from the light draft horse. Very popular during the Middle Ages when armor was heavy, the Friesian almost became extinct. Now as riders have generally become heavier, this handsome breed is ...

Federal agency announces 2015 wild horse roundups

December 22nd, 2014 (3)
Now we know where the wild horses from upcoming round-ups are going – the Palomino Valley Center. Palomino Valley has been a wild horse holding facility known for its over-crowding and lack of shade. ~ HfH From: Elko Daily ...