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Ancestry of Heber horses subject of dispute

December 15th, 2014 (1)
Wild horses are most certainly a public asset, Democratic Rep. Raul Grijalva is right – leave them be! ~ HfH From: SF Gate HEBER, Ariz. (AP) — Residents in the eastern Arizona town of Heber are in disagreement with ...

Be gone, little horse! Blue Ash cracks down again

December 14th, 2014 (6)
Why a town would not allow a mini-horse to visit and bring cheer into a community’s lives is beyond me. Justice deserves justice! ~ HfH From: The Cincinnati Enquirer By: John Faherty Stop me if you’ve heard this one ...

Riding Off Into the Sunset Years

December 13th, 2014 (0)
As your horse gets older, they can still be wonderful riding companions for quite some time. Just like older humans, the big concern for senior horses are tendons, ligaments and teeth. ~ HfH From: The Horse Channel By: L ...

WestWorld wows with unveiling of horse sculpture (Video)

December 13th, 2014 (1)
Sculptures and other public art work depicting the icon The Horse are seen more frequently lately. As mythical as the horse seems, they are very real, beautiful creatures. They deserve every measure of esteem they receive. ~ HfH From: ...

European Union ban threatens US horse slaughter pipeline

December 13th, 2014 (3)
This excellent article in Horse Talk addresses some of the more complicated factors regarding American horse slaughter that no one wants to talk about. The decline of horse breeds and its connection to ethanol production could be an article ...

9 Stunning Driftwood Horse Sculptures

December 12th, 2014 (1)
Works of art exalting the beauty of horses has been done in many different forms. This artist’s use of driftwood is indeed stunning. ~ HfH From: Horse Collaborative By: Carley Sparks Some horses feel “wooden.” These ones actually are. ...

Unidentified Senate Republican Hold Blocks Bill to Protect Horses

December 12th, 2014 (9)
Why would anyone block a bill to stop the torture of horses? The answer of course is there must be money somewhere to be made or a political dig to be gained by blocking the PAST Act. Hopefully this ...

Braying for Battle: The Long Love Affair Between Donkeys and the Military

December 12th, 2014 (1)
Donkeys have long been under valued by humans. Horses look so majestic, so much taller – like supermodels when in comparison to their “cousins”, the donkey. However, when it comes to the long, difficult tasks that require endurance and ...

A very special Christmas present

December 11th, 2014 (1)
Christmas is the time of year when the family gathers to enjoy the spirit of the season. We share food made from recipes passed down from generation to generation. Pretty bows adorn presents under the Christmas tree. Choirs from ...

ESPN: Europe posts horse meat ban

December 11th, 2014 (7)
The news is spreading, horse meat from Mexico will be banned in the EU effective January 15th, 2015. Hundreds of thousands of American horses go into Mexico and Canada every year to be slaughtered for the European market. Having ...