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Meet Malachi – Brand new Habitat for Horses mini pony

May 1st, 2014 (1)
This sweetie pie just came to our ranch. His name is Malachi. Just one look at him and you will want to pet him, feed him and give him his forever home. Every horse, not in the wild, deserves ...

Foundation to Protect New Mexico Wildlife Reaches Agreement with Navajo Nation to Protect Horse

May 1st, 2014 (9)
Keith Dane, President of the Humane Society forwarded us this wonderful news. Thank you Bill Richardson and Robert Redford for making this happen. ~ HfH For Immediate Release: Contact: Alarie Ray-Garcia Thursday, May 1, 2014 (505) 225-3605 SANTA FE-The ...

The Not-So-Jolly Rancher

May 1st, 2014 (10)
Anyone who thinks the Cliven Bundy debacle is over has not been looking at the news too closely. Politico has picked up the story and written a much more in depth look about this “racist welfare cowboy”. His following ...

Utah counties suspend wild horse roundup threat

April 30th, 2014 (5)
Some humanity is being shown to the wild horse herds left in Utah. The cattle ranchers have graciously (tongue in cheek) allowed the foals to get a bit older before they round them up and ship them off to ...

Central Park’s Carriages Saved This Horse

April 30th, 2014 (2)
This article gives a description of what happens to a horse in a slaughterhouse, beyond what the public would want to conceive of. So, a warning… this could be disturbing to some. And to be honest, we are not ...

Cliven Bundy Ended My Forbes Gig

April 29th, 2014 (8)
With so much misinformation making the rounds during the Cliven Bundy debacle, Vickery Eckhoff was the one voice you could trust that had her facts straight. With no excuse given, Vickery was given the boot by Forbes after her ...

Summit Focuses on Ending Export for Slaughter

April 29th, 2014 (1)
Hopefully this summit will become a continual conversation about the welfare of horses here in the US. With the likes of CNN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell & VP Joe Biden… and so many issues just this month – these summits are ...

Kentucky Derby 2014 Trainer Accused Of Animal Cruelty

April 29th, 2014 (6)
Each time evidence of cruelty against horses is brought up at professional equine events, the people who run these shows make claims that their industry would be destroyed if they are not allowed to torture animals. Most horse advocates ...

Working with horses reduces stress hormones in young people

April 28th, 2014 (1)
Horses working with humans in therapy is gaining ground over the past decade. Anyone of any age can benefit from being around horses – they have such a calming effect. Add the exercise of riding, and its a win ...

An “Awwww So Cute” moment …Baby and horse…and the fiddle!

April 28th, 2014 Comments Off
Lauri Barr, the winner of the Habitat for Horses Spring 2014 Photo Contest, sent us some lovely photos. The winning photo showed her horse Rhiannon greeting her yet-to-be born grandson Levi. Very adorable. Levi was born during the photo ...