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Roberto Dutesco: The Wild Horses of Sable Island

December 7th, 2014 Comments Off
Many people have mixed feelings about how humans should be able to interact with wild horses. Should we be able to interact with them? Should we be able to drive ATVs where there are wild horse herds? There are ...

4 month old foal plays with a ball – very very cute video

December 7th, 2014 (1)
Good Sunday Afternoon to ya’ll. As promised, here is an adorable video of Cruz the colt, having a great time playing with a ball. According the Youtube info – this is only 2nd time Cruz has attempted to play ...

BLM to gather ‘public nuisance’ burros in Pahrump Valley

December 7th, 2014 (3)
Where will they be taking these burros for adoption? The BLM’s holding facilities are already overcrowded. The Palomino Valley facility is infamous for its lack of protection from the heat. Also the actual article misspells burro as “burrow”. ~ ...

A Horse for Christmas

December 6th, 2014 (1)
While this should be Sunday before Christmas’s special video – I could not help myself – this adorable girl’s story of her Christmas horse is too beautiful not to share. What better way to teach your children responsibility, create ...

No police horses for Inverness for Christmas

December 6th, 2014 Comments Off
Mounted police can make wonderful community ambassadors for law enforcement. But only if they used as more than just a means to keep crowds under control. It has been found in studies done that when police ride horses on ...

New company eyes horse slaughter in NM

December 5th, 2014 (7)
Let us hope that this horse meat processing plant that hopes to open in New Mexico has the same fate as Valley Meat. Also isn’t true that there is no budget money for horse meat inspectors? You will need ...

How to Measure a Horse

December 5th, 2014 Comments Off
You would think it would be obvious – measuring a horse that is – that everyone knows how to do it and what the terms mean. A few years back, when I was just learning everything I could about ...

‘The Carrot Man': How one man won’t let his horse veg out (Video)

December 5th, 2014 (1)
Treating horses with respect and understanding them should be how all humans who ride horses act. Its a wonder that it has taken this long for “natural horsemanship” to gain ground in such a prestigious sport. But perhaps not ...

Beasts of Burden

December 4th, 2014 (1)
Donkeys and horses are still used for labor needs throughout the world. This very interesting “longform” article covers more than just diseases of working horses – it touches on the very basic problem of care for these equine. Many ...

Horse Trots Into Hospital: It’s Therapy, No Joke

December 4th, 2014 Comments Off
Sir Munchkin (aka Munchie), Habitat for Horses Mini Ambassador knows that mini horses bring healing smiles and warmth to those humans in need. It is always wonderful to hear of more hospitals allowing minis to help patients with their ...