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Remembering Equine Lessons Learned from Moms

May 11th, 2014 (1)
Many of us were fortunate to have Horse Moms. Moms who woke up early and taught us by example how to care for horses. They made sure we did all our chores, and when we were too busy with ...

Cliven Bundy II? Utah protesters prepare for new face-off

May 10th, 2014 (4)
What needs to remembered here is that the Cliven Bundy supporters are actually trying to do away with public lands. Long ago – in the 19th century, some hunters, proto-environmentalists and others were conservationists. They sought to protect the ...

Horse Slaughter Bill Vote In Ottawa Next Week

May 10th, 2014 (1)
This coming week, we will present a series on the efforts of Canadians to save their wild horses and stop horse slaughter. Plenty of our neighbors to the north want this tragedy stopped. We can hope that the upcoming ...

Five Common Mistakes Made When Feeding A Horse

May 9th, 2014 Comments Off
Jerry likes to make certain we do posts on horse health and what horse owners can do better to help their horses thrive. Education is a very important part of Habitat for Horses mission. With permission from EcoEquine, here ...

Jane Velez Mitchell, video of her keynote speech at the 2014 American Equine Summit

May 9th, 2014 (3)
We can only hope that the ideas generated here will turn into a productive message for the public and governments. Europe must be held accountable for their role in promoting horse slaughter. Jane Velez-Mitchell, a well known and respected ...

BLM Extends Application Deadline for Submitting Research Proposals Aimed at Suppressing Population Growth of Wild Horses

May 9th, 2014 (9)
The methods the Bureau of Land Management want to see are really very invasive – “surgical, chemical, or pharmaceutical, and may also include intrauterine devices”. It makes better sense to stop rounding up the adult stallions that know how ...

Federal land worker threatened on Utah highway

May 8th, 2014 (4)
Our government has unbalanced ways of handling protesters here in the United States. Take the example of 25 year old Cecily McMillan who elbowed a police officer during the Occupy protests that happened in 2012 – she is receiving ...

Horse soring bill faces ‘narrowing window’

May 8th, 2014 (1)
Now more than ever, pressure needs to be kept up on your national level representatives to stop the horse torture called “soring”. The PAST Act and its Senate equivalent, are of national importance and need to be on this ...

Kazakhstan one of main world suppliers of horse meat

May 7th, 2014 (2)
The majority of Americans are against eating horses. This is commonly known. Yet, most do not realize how many thousands of American horses are shipped overseas to be eaten on the dining tables in such countries as Italy, Russia ...

Horse bill headed to governor

May 7th, 2014 (4)
Horses are *not* an innately vicious species. That being said common sense needs to be used when humans and horses interact. Insurance companies should not list horses among animals that are dangerous. They are our companion that must be ...