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Horse killer gets 3 months: a ‘wrist slap,’ family says

September 11th, 2014 (13)
From: Chesterfield Observer Claiming that “it was never my intent to hurt anyone,” a Cosby High graduate apologized last week in Chesterfield Circuit Court for shooting and killing a local family’s horse during a June 2013 crime spree. “I’m ...

NYC Council speaker says vote on carriage horse ban may not happen this year

September 11th, 2014 (1)
From: The Republic NEW YORK — New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito says the council may not vote to outlaw horse-drawn carriages any time soon. Mayor Bill de Blasio campaigned on a promise to ban the carriage horses ...

Court Rules for allowing Wild Horse Roundup to Proceed

September 10th, 2014 (8)
In a blow to the remaining ever dwindling wild horse population in the United States, the BLM and the State of Wyoming will be allowed to proceed with their wild horse round up.  ~ HfH From: Sweetwater Now CHEYENNE, Wyo. ...

Five Days Left – Become a Sponsor Today!

September 10th, 2014 Comments Off
This November 19th at 6:30PM, AREA of Houston, TX will host the 3rd Annual Habitat for Horses Greener Pasture Event. A wonderful evening of entertainment including Shake Russell and Michael Hearn & the Band.  There will also be an auction ...

Oregon’s top court brings ‘personhood’ for animals closer

September 10th, 2014 (5)
From: The Oregonian By: Guest Opinion – Steven Wise On Aug. 7, in State v. Fessenden, the Oregon Supreme Court decided that the Oregon and U.S. constitutions allow a police officer to enter private property, without a warrant, seize ...

Don’t let Tennessee’s Walking Horse be a dying breed

September 9th, 2014 (4)
From: Times Free Press The dust is finally settling from the 76th Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration and what may have been the worst attended in recent decades of the 11-day iconic Shelbyville event. Photographs and videos indicate the ...

Sable Island: Should the feral horses be removed?

September 9th, 2014 (6)
The gorgeous wild horses of Sable Island have been there since at least the 1700’s. They are a small hardy ponies with a unique genetic line. A documentary - Chasing Wild Horses – takes a closer look at this ...

Native History: To Make Winter Survival Difficult, Army Slaughters 900 Horses

September 9th, 2014 (1)
This is a date we should pause and reflect on man’s inhumanity to horses. In modern times, thousands of American horses are needlessly slaughtered every year, we just ship them to Canadian or Mexican slaughter houses rather than have ...

Act now on horse deaths

September 8th, 2014 (2)
From: Timesunion.com THE ISSUE: New York state’s horse racing industry is slow to address horse deaths out of the Saratoga Race Course season. THE STAKES: Undervaluing the casual fans’ influence will lead straight to the industry’s demise. The horse ...

Hurry! There are still excellent spots open on our 2015 HfH Calendar

September 8th, 2014 (1)
Just in case you missed our 2015 Habitat for Horses Calendar Announcement – we have reposted it below. However, several spots are now taken. See below for spots taken and available. Who wouldn’t want to show off their beloved ...