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BLM now claiming 90,000 acres of land in Texas

April 24th, 2014 (5)
There is a contentious stretch of land along the Texas / Oklahoma borders. For over a hundred years as the Red River – the boundary between the 2 states – has shifted, ranch families  at times been left in ...

Ag commissioner candidate faults rival on bill to allow horse sale for slaughter

April 23rd, 2014 (1)
Keith Dane, Vice President of Equine Protection for the Humane Society of the United States forwarded us this article on the Agricultural Commissioner race. We have posted articles in the past about Mr. Sid Miller’s “training” practice of tethering ...

Read this before you use that horse manure

April 23rd, 2014 (1)
Spring has finally sprung. Its been a long winter here in SE Texas. Many of us already have our gardens going …knowing that the Texas summer heat is right around the corner. I have friends who are avid gardeners ...

Targeting of Wild Horses for Range Damage Caused By Private Livestock Brings Protest

April 23rd, 2014 (3)
The Bureau of Land Management is far more interested in placating the millionaire cattle ranchers instead of keeping the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971. Millions of cattle ill suited to a drought environment are overlooked as ...

NYC carriage horse ban reined in for now

April 22nd, 2014 (1)
We can only hope that the new focus on the horses in the midst of this debacle will benefit in some way – better care, more pasture time. ~ HfH From: CBS News NEW YORK – Mayor Bill de ...

Is this the future of the American Mustang?

April 22nd, 2014 (1)
By 1900 the population of wild mustangs roaming the United States had dropped down to 2 million. You may think that is a sizable number – and it is enough to provide a sustainable population. Then we Americans have ...

Interesting donkey facts

April 21st, 2014 (1)
Recently Smokey Culver has been sharing some wonderful pictures out at our Hitchcock, Texas ranch on Facebook, including a picture of two of our fabulous donkeys: Sunday and Joseph. As Jerry knows, I love donkeys. They are smart, funny ...

Horse owners break out of the ghetto

April 21st, 2014 Comments Off
The poor health of pastures our horses live in is not just an Australian problem. We have too many American horses which are malnourished and obese just as their owners are. ~ HfH From: ABC.net.au It’s something you see ...

Indiana horses sent to slaughter

April 21st, 2014 (3)
Thousands upon thousands of horses are sent either north to Canada or south to Mexico to slaughter houses from kill buyers here in the US. Few Americans know anything about this. Local news organizations are more likely to have ...

Happy Easter from Habitat for Horses

April 20th, 2014 (1)
Here at the Habitat for Horses’s ranch it is a beautiful Easter Sunday. It is our hope that you will have time to spend with your friends and family – both human and animal – in joy on this ...