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Wild horse advocates fighting government roundups to cull overpopulated herds

June 2nd, 2014 (2)
Once again, cattle owners look to misinform the public placing wild horses in direct competition for land and water when they are not – both legally and literally. Overall, the numbers of cattle are far more and do much ...

Stop horse “soring” – Write your newspaper, your Congressman, and share on Facebook

June 2nd, 2014 (1)
Pressure needs to be kept up get approval for the PAST Act and end once and for all the inhumane practice of horse soring. One woman, Elizabeth Hansen of Billings, MT appears to be writing every editor of every ...

Bill de Blasio takes on Teamsters and Liam Neeson

June 2nd, 2014 (4)
From: The Guardian By: Edward Helmore Bill de Blasio takes on Teamsters and Liam Neeson as he tries to ban New York’s horse carriages The city mayor’s stand on animal welfare is facing heavyweight opposition – but he won’t ...

VIDEO: Baby Horse Learns To Walk Again

June 1st, 2014 Comments Off
Here is your Sunday “Awwwwwwwww – so cute!” story. Next Sunday we would love to feature one of *your* horse stories, pictures, and/or videos for our Sunday “Feel Good” story. At least one horse must be involved. No profanity ...

LTE: Stop abusive practice of “soring”

June 1st, 2014 (1)
We often publish articles on the horrible practice of horse soring. Not too often is there a description that will allow the reader to easily understand what is taking place. This opinion piece in Ravalli Republic does just that. ...

Protect horses from painful practice

May 31st, 2014 Comments Off
This article is recommended by Keith Dane, VP of Equine Protection at HSUS. ~ HfH From: Richmond Times Dispatch By: Robin Robertson Starr We Virginians love our horses and our state has a rich equestrian history. That’s why so ...

Emaciated Endurance Horse in France Ran 46 Miles Before Pulled by Vets

May 31st, 2014 (2)
This should have never been allowed to happen. It can be difficult to tell for non-professionals when a horse is under weight at times. In this case it was easy to tell. Shakla’s Sudden Impact’s owners and trainer should ...

Do horses have human emotions?

May 31st, 2014 (5)
From: NewsDay.com By: Steven Marcus When California Chrome appears on the track at Belmont for the final leg of the Triple Crown, the mere presence of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will excite the human race of fans ...

Animal Welfare At Issue in Fight Over NYC Horse Carriage Rides (Video)

May 30th, 2014 (2)
The issue of NYC horse drawn carriages is a complex one to many people. Are horses being inhumanely treated? The Humane Society states that according to an independent audit of the stables of the carriage horses that indeed they ...

Depressed goat ends 6-day hunger strike after reunion with donkey BFF (Video)

May 30th, 2014 (1)
Smokey Culver, the Cowboy Poet that Habitat for Horse’s is blessed to have as a friend shared this with us. We usually save good news stories for Sunday but we spotted where some people on FB were asking for ...