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Exploding manure fire may have killed horses

July 28th, 2014 (2)
Maintaining pastures is an important part of keeping horses or goats and could have prevented this fire. ~ HfH From: KTLA Spontaneous combustion of manure or an electric fence were being investigated as possible causes of a fire in ...

Romania: Wild Horses Benefit from Contraceptive Vaccine

July 28th, 2014 Comments Off
From: Digital Journal Animal protection organization, FOUR PAWS International, is helping to preserve the 500 wild horses currently living in the Letea Forest in Romania. The Letea Forest, which is situated in the northeastern part of the Danube Delta ...

Baby donkey has run of the house in Garden Hill

July 27th, 2014 (2)
It is Sunday…time for something on the lighter side. Who has never met a horse or donkey that enjoyed indoor living? This baby donkey certainly will. We at Habitat for Horses once in a while do meet an equine ...

Kosciuszko wild horses should be culled, says activist

July 26th, 2014 Comments Off
This article is from Australia ~ HfH From: Canberra Times By: John Thistleton A drover’s daughter is challenging the core of Australia’s horse-riding heritage, saying Banjo Paterson’s Man from Snowy River was penned when people accepted cruelty to horses. ...

Island Horses Get Sick After Raiding Camps

July 26th, 2014 Comments Off
When we go out into the wild, we need to always remember to minimize our presence there. Keep all food and waste contained, and take everything that you brought with you back home. If you are in a “primitive” ...

Protecting Alto’s wild horse herd Part II

July 26th, 2014 (1)
You can read Part I of Protecting Alto’s wild horse herd by clicking here. ~ HfH From: Ruidoso News By: Dianne Stallings Procedures: State Livestock Board brand inspector followed the rules, supervisor says (This is the second part of ...

Maite Kropp: Wyoming rodeo should be shut down,

July 25th, 2014 (5)
This article is an opinion piece by a Californian journalist. What are your opinions? Comment below the post on our website or on our Facebook page under the post at https://www.facebook.com/Habitat.for.Horses.org. ~ HfH From: The Reporter By: Maite Kropp ...

Seven European Union Countries meat samples test positive for horse DNA

July 25th, 2014 Comments Off
A bit of good news is that the percentage of meat that is testing positive is down by 75%. The bad news is that 16 countries actually tested positive for having horse meat mixed in with their regular meat ...

BLM gathers 140 wild horses, public viewing welcome

July 25th, 2014 (1)
“Ya’ll come and celebrate the destruction of your wild horse herds!” – Your friendly BLM From: St George News CEDAR CITY — The Bureau of Land Management-Utah Cedar City Field Office will begin a wild horse gather within the ...

Whitfield exploring discharge petition on PAST Act

July 24th, 2014 (3)
The discharge petition is to get the PAST (Prevent All Soring Tactics) Act voted on before the Congress recesses for the summer. Rep. Whitfield needs 218 signatures to get the petition approved. With 70% of Congress willing to vote ...