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Trainers have horses test positive to cobalt chloride

January 14th, 2015 (1)
Seriously, cobalt? Yes, cobalt can be abused. Cobalt chloride makes a horse (or a human) act as though it has been oxygen deprived. This increases the amount of EPO created by the body. EPO is the hormone that controls ...

Je suis Charlie

January 14th, 2015 (7)
A BLM employee in the past has asked us to not publish articles. They have told us to not use images of their wild horse round ups. We have been blacklisted from viewing pro-slaughter and/or anti-wild horse websites. That ...

Drought Prompts BLM to Gather Horses in Nevada

January 14th, 2015 (2)
How many cattle and other livestock will not be allowed to use the public land due to the drought? Has their impact on the sage grouse been taken into account compared to the 150 horses? Once again the BLM ...

Is the US Government Destroying the Ecosystem of the American West by Favoring Cattle

January 13th, 2015 (7)
Western US Governors have been seeking to remove the wild horses in preference to cattle ranchers’ livestock for years now. These ranchers often are wealthy and can wield great political influence both at the local and national level with ...

Firefighters capture dramatic horse rescue

January 13th, 2015 (1)
Calling 911 as soon as your horse is in danger, is excellent advice. Emergency and rescue agencies have special equipment which can mean the difference between life and death for a horse that is trapped. Habitat for Horses has ...

Advocates given permission to intervene in Wyoming wild horse case

January 12th, 2015 (1)
It will be interesting to see how this proceeds – hard to believe but just maybe the wild horses in Wyoming have won! It is doubtful that the state of Wyoming will give up its fight to remove the ...

The rise and fall of the Belgian draft horse

January 12th, 2015 (1)
We do not tend to think of horse breeds as being created for industrialization. Yet, early on in the Industrial Age, back before the automobile ruled the roads, horses were required to move the machines and manufactured goods made ...

BLM to motorists: Leave burros alone

January 12th, 2015 Comments Off on BLM to motorists: Leave burros alone
Stopping to take pictures of any wild animal along a highway is a bad idea. Motorists coming up behind you, especially at night, may not see you or the other horses or burros you might be attracting. ~ HfH ...

Awwww Cute Sunday evening horse pictures

January 11th, 2015 (4)
Happy Sunday Ya’ll. We hope your weekend has gone well – we have been cleaning up after a very muddy COLD rain. Time to get some hot tea and enjoy a few cute horse pictures! ~ HfH From Cheezburger.com ...

Possible Answer to Horse’s Death Found in Hay

January 11th, 2015 Comments Off on Possible Answer to Horse’s Death Found in Hay
Hay is just hay…right? Horse owners know that is not the case. Failed crops of hay can contain dangerous hidden poisons in the form of fungus growing inside the plant. The best thing you can do, especially if you ...