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North American Experts to Present at Equine Advocates 2015 Horse Summit

May 7th, 2015 (0)
Advocates for horses from all over North America will be meeting at Equine Advocates Rescue & Sanctuary in Chatham, NY. ~ HfH From: PR Newswire CHATHAM, N.Y., May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The fourth annual 2015 American Equine Summit ...

Meet Allegra

May 6th, 2015 (2)
Bay horses can be so gorgeous. That deep reddish brown coat with those dark lower legs and mane. Allegra is no exception. At 8 years of age, this beauty of a Quarter Horse recently received high marks on her ...

The Equine DNA Roadmap

May 5th, 2015 Comments Off on The Equine DNA Roadmap
The use of genetics to understand traits in both humans and horses has only become more popular as cost of DNA testing goes down and availability increases. Beyond breeding information, DNA research allows those that study equine disease a ...

This past week in equine news

May 4th, 2015 Comments Off on This past week in equine news
Today we are giving you a wrap up of the past week in equine news. The drought, SAFE Act, an outbreak of disease among Italian donkeys, and Larry Joe Wheelon – the infamous horse sorer – is in court. ...

What happens after a horse is rescued?

May 3rd, 2015 (2)
The first thing that happens when a horse is rescued during a law enforcement seizure that Habitat for Horses takes part in, is that horse gets evaluated medically. Our trained staff, veterinarians, equine dentists and farriers – all can ...

Mini Horses Visit New York City to Land TV Deal

May 1st, 2015 (3)
Personally I think our own adoptable mini menagerie would make fine stars on Broadway. I would not put them through that though. I can only imagine the lights and noises of a Broadway stage as being really scary to ...

What about burros or donkeys? What use are they?

April 30th, 2015 (2)
A friend of mine knows I work with Habitat for Horses on their website asked me this question a while back – “Why adopt a donkey?”. I just about stamped my feet when I answered “Because they are awesome.”. ...

Are you looking for a beginning rider / kid’s horse? Meet Billy

April 29th, 2015 (1)
If you live in South-East Texas (or are a Texan who has a trailer and doesn’t mind the drive) and are looking for a wonderful pleasure riding horse for a child / beginning rider – we present to you ...

Roy Exum: Who Is This Barbarian?

April 29th, 2015 (1)
The title of the article should be “Who is this criminal?” although barbarian fits as well. The McConnell brothers are well known “Big Lick” horse abusers in the state of Tennessee. In the article Jimmy McConnell gets his vet ...

Meet Catalina

April 28th, 2015 (2)
Habitat for Horses has plenty of wonderful horses to adopt – some need training, most need one on one time with someone who knows how to ride and will do so regularly. Today our featured horse is Catalina. She ...