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Save the Date! Habitat for Horses Adoption Appreciation Day!

March 16th, 2015 (5)
Habitat for Horses has now been rescuing horses for over 15 years! Hard to believe that Habitat’s founder, Jerry Finch, rescued “Pete” that long ago. Pete is still running the place along with Jerry, Executive Director Rebecca Williams, the ...

The chores are *mostly* done…now its time to enjoy the quiet

March 15th, 2015 (2)
One thing about working with horses, there are always more chores to do. Sometimes we have to take a break. Relax. Enjoy watching horses…be horses. We will be adding more videos of life here at the Habitat for Horses ...

Roy Exum: The Latest Facebook Lie

March 14th, 2015 (2)
Liars are devious by nature. And those who advocate FOR horse soring are most certainly liars. Time and again, they try and convince the public that horses are not harmed by subjecting them to caustic acids and painful devices. ...

Horse-drawn caravan ends 2,500-mile trek in Lake County

March 14th, 2015 (2)
People with disabilities certainly can benefit by horseback riding. Riding improves coordination, strengthens muscles, and promotes good posture – among its many positive attributes. Then there is the bonding with a horse. Horses do not care if you are ...

Taxpayers Are Funding Inhumane Burro Treatment

March 13th, 2015 (1)
The Bureau of Land Management rounds up burros just as they do wild horses. The BLM does attempt to adopt them but with less success than the horses they gather. They often spend their lives languishing in the BLM holding pens. ...

Judge rules in favor of wild horse advocates

March 13th, 2015 (7)
The title of this article should be “Judge rules in favor of upholding the law”. Laws are already in place to protect the wild horses of the West. It is the greed that moves these states and their ranchers ...

North Carolina State Fair Drops Walking Horse Classes

March 12th, 2015 (1)
If more events would do what the North Carolina State Fair has done, the torturous practice of horse soring could become a thing of the past. The gait of the Tennessee Walking horse is beautiful on its own. The ...

Throwback Thursday: Bella

March 12th, 2015 (3)
It is another rainy winter day here in South East Texas. Cloudy days lead one to reminisce. The other day on Facebook, we posted a little picture of Naysa all healed up from her horrible injuries. Many of you ...

Dental exams for horses keep them in grass all year round

March 11th, 2015 (1)
Horse health must include dental care. Without proper dental care, horses can experience pain, weight-loss, and a compromised immune system. If you having difficulty affording your horse’s dental care, try checking out veterinary schools, local colleges with animal husbandry ...

Margaretville school district considers canceling ‘donkey basketball’ game

March 11th, 2015 (7)
Donkey Basketball is an event where donkeys are abused. The donkeys are dragged, their ears are pulled – they are mistreated by participants with little or no previous donkey handling experience. All so people can laugh at the antics. ...