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Horses help treat trauma, disorders

June 4th, 2014 (1)
Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy and Therapeutic Horseback Riding – both programs are offered at Habitat for Horses. So many people benefit from horse therapy …and the horses benefit too. They enjoy being useful, the positive emotional feedback and having tasks to ...

Horse dies, 18 others seized from Lakeland couple

June 3rd, 2014 (2)
Its a tragedy we read about all too often. Horses in abused, starved states. It is our mission to rescue, rehabilitate and find new homes for abused and neglected horses. Find out more about rescues and seizures: http://www.habitatforhorses.org/rescues-seizures/. You ...

Wild horse advocates flood BLM with roundup opposition

June 3rd, 2014 (2)
Excellent! From the article – the BLM allocates over FIFTY FIVE TIMES the amount of forage for livestock than they do for wild horses with a 10 to one ratio of livestock to wild horses in Utah. Whose interests ...

BLM ‘opted for’ horse slaughter

June 3rd, 2014 (10)
The 41 horses quickly shuffled off to a kill-buyer this spring have NOT been forgotten. The Bureau of Land Management used horse slaughter as method of “taking care of” horses they were to protect. Beyond “for shame” – there ...

Wild horse advocates fighting government roundups to cull overpopulated herds

June 2nd, 2014 (2)
Once again, cattle owners look to misinform the public placing wild horses in direct competition for land and water when they are not – both legally and literally. Overall, the numbers of cattle are far more and do much ...

Stop horse “soring” – Write your newspaper, your Congressman, and share on Facebook

June 2nd, 2014 (1)
Pressure needs to be kept up get approval for the PAST Act and end once and for all the inhumane practice of horse soring. One woman, Elizabeth Hansen of Billings, MT appears to be writing every editor of every ...

Bill de Blasio takes on Teamsters and Liam Neeson

June 2nd, 2014 (4)
From: The Guardian By: Edward Helmore Bill de Blasio takes on Teamsters and Liam Neeson as he tries to ban New York’s horse carriages The city mayor’s stand on animal welfare is facing heavyweight opposition – but he won’t ...

VIDEO: Baby Horse Learns To Walk Again

June 1st, 2014 Comments Off
Here is your Sunday “Awwwwwwwww – so cute!” story. Next Sunday we would love to feature one of *your* horse stories, pictures, and/or videos for our Sunday “Feel Good” story. At least one horse must be involved. No profanity ...

LTE: Stop abusive practice of “soring”

June 1st, 2014 (1)
We often publish articles on the horrible practice of horse soring. Not too often is there a description that will allow the reader to easily understand what is taking place. This opinion piece in Ravalli Republic does just that. ...

Protect horses from painful practice

May 31st, 2014 Comments Off
This article is recommended by Keith Dane, VP of Equine Protection at HSUS. ~ HfH From: Richmond Times Dispatch By: Robin Robertson Starr We Virginians love our horses and our state has a rich equestrian history. That’s why so ...