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Unidentified Senate Republican Hold Blocks Bill to Protect Horses

December 12th, 2014 (9)
Why would anyone block a bill to stop the torture of horses? The answer of course is there must be money somewhere to be made or a political dig to be gained by blocking the PAST Act. Hopefully this ...

Braying for Battle: The Long Love Affair Between Donkeys and the Military

December 12th, 2014 (1)
Donkeys have long been under valued by humans. Horses look so majestic, so much taller – like supermodels when in comparison to their “cousins”, the donkey. However, when it comes to the long, difficult tasks that require endurance and ...

A very special Christmas present

December 11th, 2014 (1)
Christmas is the time of year when the family gathers to enjoy the spirit of the season. We share food made from recipes passed down from generation to generation. Pretty bows adorn presents under the Christmas tree. Choirs from ...

ESPN: Europe posts horse meat ban

December 11th, 2014 (7)
The news is spreading, horse meat from Mexico will be banned in the EU effective January 15th, 2015. Hundreds of thousands of American horses go into Mexico and Canada every year to be slaughtered for the European market. Having ...

BraveHearts: Horses Saving People (Video)

December 11th, 2014 (1)
Working with horses can help people improve their self-esteem, their confidence and concentration skills. Both children and adults benefit from therapy with horses. Habitat for Horses provides Equine Assisted Psychotherapy at our facility in Manvel, TX. In addition to ...

Its Official! The European Union will ban horsemeat from Mexico

December 10th, 2014 (17)
The official documents have been posted! Horse meat from Mexico will no longer be designated as food for human consumption. Until now, over 100,000 horses a year make the trip from the United States to Mexican slaughter houses. Do ...

Three more NY City Council members come out against horse-carriage ban (Video)

December 10th, 2014 (0)
The taxi drivers’ union has come out against the horse carriage ban. This is no doubt due to NYC’s Mayor de Blasio statement that horse drivers will be given green taxi medallions – worth thousands of dollars – in ...

First-Aid for Laminitis

December 9th, 2014 (0)
From: Horse Channel By Toni McAllister If you suspect that laminitis (or founder, as it is known in layman’s terms) is to blame for your horse’s sudden lameness, call your veterinarian immediately. Then, follow this first-aid protocol while waiting ...

Wyoming Files Suit to Force BLM to Manage Wild Horses

December 9th, 2014 (2)
The cattle ranchers of the West and now the Governors have been working a long time to get rid of the wild horses. To them their is no valid reason to allow wild horses to eat the grass and ...

EU Suspends Mexican Horsemeat Imports After Food Safety Concerns

December 9th, 2014 (3)
Horse advocates around the world are celebrating – the European Union has placed a ban on the import of horse meat from Mexican slaughter houses. Over a 100,000 horses from the US go to Mexican slaughter houses. This will ...