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If the shoe fits…

March 2nd, 2015 (3)
Concepts of natural horsemanship has been around for hundreds and hundreds of years. Since the 1980’s, modern natural horsemanship has been bringing up the idea of going shoe-less. Humans riding horses have been around much longer than that. We ...

Paco – Habitat for Horse’s Donkey Mascot

March 1st, 2015 (2)
Smokey Culver, the Cowboy Poet, is one of Habitat for Horse’s volunteers and biggest fans. Often on his Facebook page, he talks about the day to day life of a horse rescue. It is hard work to be a ...

Arguments set for Monday in Wyoming wild horse roundup case

February 28th, 2015 (2)
The BLM is getting sloppy. Rather than actually determining the numbers of wild horses in a given area to see if there is excessive population, they are now rounding them up on estimates without factual basis. Or on estimates ...

Diagnosing and Treating Gastric Ulcers

February 28th, 2015 Comments Off on Diagnosing and Treating Gastric Ulcers
Horses and humans may have something in common here. Changes in diet, activity and stress can lead to ulcers. Like humans, there are preventative measures you can take to help them. According to this article, greater amount of time ...

Bad Ranchers, Bad Cows

February 27th, 2015 (3)
Cattle damaging the environment? Anyone with any sense would think that would be a given. As Vickery Eckhoff points out in this article, the media often turns to cattle owners themselves when accessing how much damage is done to ...

BLM Seeks Bids for Off-Range Pastures for Wild Horses

February 27th, 2015 (3)
Bless the BLM for all the brainpower that comes up with these brilliant ideas. Ignore the budget, pay a bunch of people to round up wild horses, throw in a few helicopters, haul the horses to holding pens where ...

Wild horse population dominates first day of BLM meeting

February 26th, 2015 (10)
Without an accurate estimate of the wild horse population, the BLM really cannot move forward with making any population control plans. Simply having meetings over the situation is meaningless without the facts. ~ HfH From: Daily Times By: Hannah ...

International joint statements address horse slaughter, rabies in dogs

February 26th, 2015 (12)
I have never understood why an organization formed and devoted to the health and welfare of animals can stand by statements such as this, which is simply a repeat of the same statement they issued 20 years ago. Such ...

A Green Horse? It must be St. Patrick’s Day

February 25th, 2015 Comments Off on A Green Horse? It must be St. Patrick’s Day
Everyone is a bit Irish on Saint Patrick’s Day – even your horse! Habitat for Horses’ Spring “Horse” photo contest is all about Saint Patrick’s Day. Take a picture of your horse, pony, mini, donkey, mule – any equine pal ...

Lawsuit says Purina food harms dogs

February 25th, 2015 (4)
While not about horses,, this is extremely important to all animal lovers. Note that Nestle Purina, the dog and cat food company, is a totally different company from the Purina Mills that makes farm animal feed. In 1986, Ralston ...