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See updates for Conroe – Calico Farm horses in Habitat for Horses care

August 17th, 2015 (5)
At the end of June 2015, a Texas judge awarded 207 horses from Calico Dairy Farm into the care of the Houston SPCA. Herman Hoffman and his wife Kathleen Hoffman, owners of Calico Dairy Farm in Conroe Texas, are ...

(Video) 20 mares from Conroe seizure arrived at Hitchcock today.

August 16th, 2015 (3)
The Houston SPCA has finally been cleared to release a group of horses from the Calico Farms seizure to Habitat for Horses. The transfer from the HSPCA to our rehabilitation center occurred early Sunday morning. While the delay in ...

Just the cutest – Support our horse rehabilitation efforts and vote for your fave pics!

August 14th, 2015 (0)
Voting will end on September 4th – Labor Day. Your vote will help save horses lives! Each vote costs a minimum of $5 – less than what we all typically spend at Starbucks. The money raised will go towards ...

Update on Salt River Wild Horses

August 13th, 2015 (4)
Online and in-life efforts to save the Salt River Wild Horses appear to be working. Animal advocates and the federal government are working to settle a lawsuit over the removal of wild horses from the Tonto National Forest. Alternatives ...

Four Tips to Help Your Horse Beat the Summer Heat

August 12th, 2015 (0)
It has been hot here in Texas! The temperature this past weekend was in the triple digits. Our four legged friends really suffer in this kind of heat. Here are some tips on how to help our four legged ...

Anthrax Confirmed in Equine in Uvalde County

August 11th, 2015 (0)
Anthrax is actually not that uncommon in South-West Texas. It is wise to get your healthy non-pregnant adult horses vaccinated! Death can follow quickly after you notice the first symptoms. ~ HfH From: Texas Animal Health Commission The premises ...

‘He’s a show-off': Teen’s horse wins Extreme Mustang Makeover contest

August 10th, 2015 (3)
While the wild mustangs of the American West would be better left on the lands they long to roam, if they are to be adopted by loving families then they will need to be trained. Mustangs are known for ...

Why the long face? Researchers compile directory of horse facial expressions

August 7th, 2015 Comments Off on Why the long face? Researchers compile directory of horse facial expressions
The fact that horses share so many facial expressions with humans should not come as surprise. We have worked with each for thousands of years. Many horse owners probably understand their horse’s expressions better than their own! Share your ...

VIDEO – Salt River horses update

August 6th, 2015 (6)
It looks like public pressure is working! Our representatives are helping – at least now the Forest Service will wait until the state legislative branches are in session before making a decision to round up the horses. Click here ...

The Shocking Slaughter Government Hopes You Won’t Notice

August 5th, 2015 (7)
Unauthorized livestock, not wild horses – that is the excuse the government is giving for their plans to possibly slaughter the Salt River horses of Tonto National Forest in Arizona. If this is allowed, it is possible that all ...