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Mayor and Council strain under the weight of a horse pledge

September 18th, 2014 (1)
From: Capital – New York By: Dana Rubinstein and Gloria Pazmino The state of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s election-year pledge to ban carriage horses his first week in office is not good. So far, the promised ban is eight ...

Equine Industry Leaders, Celebrities Urge Congress to Protect Walking Horses

September 18th, 2014 (2)
As public support grows for the PAST Act, the practice of soring is becoming less tolerated. Click here to read our article on the record number of violations found at the most recent Tennessee Walking Horse Celebration. The PAST ...

Student researches the wild horses on remote Sable Island

September 17th, 2014 (3)
Sorry folks – had to repost this article as a glitch stopped it from appearing on the website. – HfH It is heartbreaking to think that there are Canadians who want to remove the wild horses from Sable Island. ...

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, has doubts about BLM study on burros

September 17th, 2014 (5)
From: Havasu News Herald By: Zachary Matson A Washington D.C.-based nonprofit on Tuesday released an analysis of Bureau of Land Management data that calls into question the agency’s study of the relative habitat impacts of wild horse and burros, ...

Brown County man harvests 99,000 gallons of rainwater

September 17th, 2014 (4)
A fantastic idea for anyone with horses or other animals on their property! You can view the video by clicking on the link at the bottom or by looking at our Habitat for Horses Facebook ~ HfH From: KTXS ...

Horsemeat Scandal Hits Norish Revenue

September 16th, 2014 Comments Off
The large food storage and logistics company, Norish, bought Townview Foods back in 2012. Townview Foods is at the center of the 2013 European horse meat scandal. Townview Foods had direct knowledge that they were illegally involved with selling ...

Churchill: Drugs taint horse racing

September 16th, 2014 (1)
From: Times Union By: Chris Churchill Every thoroughbred in Suzann Bobley’s barn comes with a story. Over there stands Pretty Boy Freud, who once won on Travers Day at Saratoga but later suffered a devastating leg injury. And that’s ...

West Nile Virus can Threaten Horse Health this Fall

September 15th, 2014 Comments Off
The importance of keeping your horses vaccinated against West Nile Virus cannot be overstated.  If your horse does contract the disease and starts showing symptoms, the mortality rate is 33%! Even if your horse has not been vaccinated – ...

Wild horse roundups not the best way to control population

September 15th, 2014 (3)
Everyone interested in the fate of the wild horses of the United States should write a letter to their local newspaper, post your views on Facebook and Twitter – simply spread the word that our government is set to ...

Part II Sport of Kings is a killing ground for young thoroughbred racers

September 15th, 2014 (6)
By HfH Guest Writer: Allen Warren PART II (Part one was published on our website yesterday, you can read it by clicking here. ~ HfH ) New York state equine medical officials have opened an investigation into the recent ...