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Something wild in Lincoln County

January 8th, 2015 (2)
Ruidoso, New Mexico is reknown for its rugged beauty – a resort community sitting in the Sierra Blanca Mountain Range. Wild horses have been roaming this area for decades – locals have come to love and protect them. ~ ...

ADM Releases Statement on South Carolina Horse Feed Incident

January 8th, 2015 (7)
ADM Alliance reports that trace amounts of monensin could get into horse feed after a cattle feed production run has been finished. And that this is acceptable since they take measures to clean the machines and any monensin left ...

Deadly weed kills Ruskin horse (Video)

January 8th, 2015 (1)
Creeping Indigo does not grow through much of the US but thrives in tropical climes such as Florida and Hawaii. Not only was it brought to the US to use in lab experiments at the University of Florida but ...

10 strange and beautiful horse breeds

January 7th, 2015 Comments Off on 10 strange and beautiful horse breeds
Horses come in so many lovely variations – from gorgeous manes, coats with metallic sheens, and unearthly eyes. Much of these differences were bred by us, although some came naturally from the environs the horses lived in. Be sure ...

Misrepresenting Wild Horses At The New York Times

January 7th, 2015 (3)
Vickery is well known to our readers here at Habitat for Horses. Her expose of the Cliven Bundy incident cost her a job with Forbes. It is wonderful to see that Vickery and other writers have joined together to ...

EU’s move in Mexico a help in political fight over slaughter trade

January 7th, 2015 (3)
European Union’s strong move to end horse meat trade with Mexico is a big win for horse lovers. Now, they need to do the same with Canada. Some of Canada’s horses that are slaughtered have been vaccinated with medicines ...

Teenager Talks Of Saving Horses From Burning Barn (Video)

January 6th, 2015 (2)
What this young man did was amazing and heroic. So glad he was not injured – except for smoke inhalation. Those 4 horses are very lucky he was there. It so sad about the other horses that did not ...

Philosophically Speaking: Bless the beasts and those who defend them

January 6th, 2015 (2)
We live on a planet filled with living beings. Whether you believe we are the stewards or are simply members of a different species – it is not hard for us to see that to survive we must respect ...

The correct way to use slow-feeders for equine

January 5th, 2015 Comments Off on The correct way to use slow-feeders for equine
As most horse owners know, horses are designed to look and eat food at a steady gradual pace all day long. There are many manufacturers of slow-feeders (devices designed to slow down the feed process). This article goes into ...

Two thousand horses evacuated ahead of Australian bushfires

January 5th, 2015 (1)
Just as summers in the US West have grown drier and hotter that breed wild fires, Australia is dealing with its own wild fire problems during their summer …which is now. The efforts by communities in Australia to help ...