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Sustainable Cowboys or Welfare Ranchers of the American West

February 13th, 2015 (3)
The facts are in – the same ranchers who want the thousands of wild horses removed from range lands where their millions of cattle roam are receiving land lease rates worth hundreds of millions, every year. If you were ...

Throwback Thursday – Vintage Horse-y Valentines Day Cards

February 12th, 2015 Comments Off on Throwback Thursday – Vintage Horse-y Valentines Day Cards
We started Throwback Thursday on our Facebook page recently. Its a fun thing to do – remembering fondly the past, be it our own or way back in the “olden” days. If you have not yet checked out our ...

Buncombe County balks on horse rules

February 12th, 2015 (5)
Should horse owners be required to have a shelter for their horses? What types of shelters are best for horses … or do horses need shelters at all? These are the questions being asked after this one county in ...

Video – Beautiful horses running

February 11th, 2015 Comments Off on Video – Beautiful horses running
It is the middle of the week. A good time to take a break and enjoy a video of horses. Horses are the embodiment of beauty, grace and power. Watching them run like this is almost mesmerizing. Be sure ...

Galveston County horses test positive for herpes

February 11th, 2015 (11)
Should Houston and Galveston area rodeo events be cancelled if EHV1 is still killing horses? Houston, TX is not in Galveston County but is very close by. There is a danger of transmission from other sick horses at public ...

Did coyote pack slaughter police horse?

February 10th, 2015 (6)
Can a coyote pack take down a healthy horse? Even if they do not outright kill a horse, coyotes could badly wound one. What are your thoughts? The officers from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources say coyotes would ...

Tips on Feeding Horses Hay-Based Diets

February 10th, 2015 Comments Off on Tips on Feeding Horses Hay-Based Diets
As the article says most horses, especially pleasure horses not ridden for work purposes, can be fed a hay-based diet. If you have a hard keeper, a horse for whom weight just does not stay on, see your vet ...

US judge ‘troubled’ by latest mustang roundup planned in NV

February 9th, 2015 (3)
At least there is a judge willing to look at the realities of what is happening to the wild horse population. We will keep you updated on what Judge Hicks ruling is on the BLM’s Pine Nut Range round ...

Outbreak of lethal herpes strain claims five horses in Galveston

February 9th, 2015 (1)
So far none of the horses at our rehabilitation ranches have shown symptoms of the Equine Herpes Virus 1. We are staying very vigilant since we care for at-risk horses. Since this is happening almost in our backyard – ...

Sunday Funny – Cute Horse Video

February 8th, 2015 (2)
Most of the time compilation videos are not all they promise. This one pretty much hits the mark – very funny, great for a Sunday afternoon. Just wish there was some music with it…. with the exception of the ...