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Study of baby horses’ behavior triggers new autism research

March 9th, 2015 (3)
In recent decades there has been a growing need for Autism research. It is interesting to find autistic like development in other mammals. The article goes through how this research into equine neonatal maladjustment syndrome, which has autistic like ...

Horses understand human gestures

March 8th, 2015 (1)
Seems pretty obvious to any horse lover. Yet until recently scientists had not really looked into the complexity of how horses and humans interact with each other. If you go out everyday to take care of your horse, your ...

Roy Exum: Keep Your ‘Big Lick’ Money

March 7th, 2015 (3)
There are other ways to bring in donations for children’s health care than through a show of horse torture. Any charity that takes donations from this group really needs to remember the old saw about looking the gift horse ...

These Are the Cutest Pictures Ever Published by LIFE

March 6th, 2015 Comments Off on These Are the Cutest Pictures Ever Published by LIFE
The top cutest picture in Life magazine must be the one of the little girl with a mini. Half a century plus later, you can not help but go “Awwww that is soooo cute”. ~ HfH From: Time Magazine ...

Bidders Show Up Hoping To Save Rescued Muskogee Horses From Slaughter

March 6th, 2015 (5)
In the US we do not have horse slaughter. Horses sent to slaughter must be shipped off to either Canada or Mexico where they meet a cruel fate. Thousands of American horses are sent to slaughter each year. The ...

7 things you need to know about donkeys

March 5th, 2015 Comments Off on 7 things you need to know about donkeys
Donkeys and burros are about the sweetest, most protective, under appreciated animal around. Here at the ranch, Paco the Donkey would certainly teach people a thing or two about how wonderful donkeys can be. ~ HfH From: NZ Stuff ...

NM Senate passes bill to test race horses for illegal drugs

March 5th, 2015 (2)
Horse racing is plagued with substance abuse cases. Anything that can aid in the prevention of illegal doping of horses is a good thing. Since horse racing is so rife with illegal drugs, should it be allowed to go ...

Judge Upholds Wild Horse Roundups

March 4th, 2015 (6)
The wild horses’ rights were not taken into consideration with this ruling. Without an understanding of how many horses are currently out there, how can the BLM know if there is an overpopulation problem? The ranchers are no doubt ...

Habitat for Horses’ St Patrick’s Day Photo Contest – off and running!

March 3rd, 2015 Comments Off on Habitat for Horses’ St Patrick’s Day Photo Contest – off and running!
Our first entry (shown down below) is quite the looker with a green hat sitting jauntily on their head. Very cute! Anyone can still win this photo contest, folks! That is if you submit a picture of a horse ...

Wyoming horse roundup legality argued before federal judge

March 3rd, 2015 (2)
Many of the private lands in the checkerboard region *do not* have fences. Yet, these ranchers have expectations that wild horses are to be kept off their lands. This makes no sense. Given this fact, placing these horses back ...