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AVMA, AAEP enter into urban working horse debate

December 17th, 2014 (8)
The horse carriage debate has been raging for some time now. There are those who do not think horses should be used even with police departments. Our urban environs are more dangerous for both man and horse than when ...

Lander-area ranch to be a BLM Wild Horse Ecosanctuary

December 17th, 2014 (6)
While the best scenario would be to leave the wild horses..wild, an eco-sanctuary is better than some over crowded holding facility as long as it is properly maintained. Of course, it is obvious that is simply another way for ...

Seven little girls getting a horse for Christmas (Videos)

December 17th, 2014 (3)
Only seven more days then it is Christmas Eve. The stockings have been hung by the chimney with care. And little girls …and boys across the country will be going insane when they learn they have received the greatest ...

How Researchers Track Equine Influenza Virus

December 16th, 2014 Comments Off on How Researchers Track Equine Influenza Virus
The study of genetics has not just allowed us to determine how we have bred horses to be stronger and faster than their ancestors, it also allows scientists to research better vaccines to keep our four legged friends from ...

Productive, not reproductive: Birth control experiment under way with wild horses

December 16th, 2014 (3)
Any reduction to helicopter round-ups of wild horses would be wonderful. Do we really need to reduce the numbers of wild horses? Also, the long term effects of reproductive vaccines on wild horses is not discussed in this article, ...

Study sheds light on how humans tamed wild horses

December 16th, 2014 Comments Off on Study sheds light on how humans tamed wild horses
Very interesting article. Wish we did have living examples of the many wild horse populations that roamed the earth before man took a hand in their breeding. ~ HfH UK Yahoo News Kerry Sheridan Humans tamed horses some 5,500 ...

Fourth horse dies at Davie farm amid suspected food poisoning

December 15th, 2014 (6)
How devastating. One can only imagine the pain and suffering. The food manufacturer has apologized. But this will not replace the horses who have died from this disastrous blunder. ~ HfH From: Sun Sentinel By: Lisa J. Huriash Another ...

New Mexico AG’s Office, horse slaughter company trade accusations

December 15th, 2014 (2)
This is all rather a moot point since the Federal government would need to budget horse meat inspectors if there was a horse meat processing facility in the US. The budget has been set – and no money is ...

Ancestry of Heber horses subject of dispute

December 15th, 2014 (1)
Wild horses are most certainly a public asset, Democratic Rep. Raul Grijalva is right – leave them be! ~ HfH From: SF Gate HEBER, Ariz. (AP) — Residents in the eastern Arizona town of Heber are in disagreement with ...

Be gone, little horse! Blue Ash cracks down again

December 14th, 2014 (6)
Why a town would not allow a mini-horse to visit and bring cheer into a community’s lives is beyond me. Justice deserves justice! ~ HfH From: The Cincinnati Enquirer By: John Faherty Stop me if you’ve heard this one ...