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Horse care in rural Alaska is often a do-it-yourself chore

June 8th, 2014 Comments Off
From: Newsminer.com By: Julie Collins LAKE MINCHUMINA, Alaska —Some horses don’t mind being separated from their herd-mates. Our old gelding Dropi is not one of them. He’s especially attached to Meyla, the little mare who ran away with him ...

Palomino Valley Wild Horse Facility Tests Shade Structures (Video)

June 7th, 2014 (3)
From: KTVN Summer temperatures in the Silver State can reach triple digits. So, the Bureau of Land Management is testing shade structures that they say could offer some relief for their mustangs and burros. The Palomino Valley National Wild ...

Vickery Eckhoff: Wild Horse Roundups Undermined by New BLM Data

June 7th, 2014 (1)
There are many wild stories and rumors about the BLM and their mismanagement of the wild horses of the United States. We do not shares those here on Habitat for Horses. Fortunately, Vickery Eckhoff is known for her journalistic ...

Toomey Co-Sponsors Measure to Protect Horses

June 6th, 2014 (2)
From: YourErie.com WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) wants to protect horses from inhumane treatment. Sen. Toomey has cosponsored a bipartisan bill – known as the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act — authored by Sen. Kelly ...

Cliven Bundy owes U.S. more than all other ranchers combined

June 6th, 2014 (1)
This should put things in perspective for all the cattle ranchers and others who rushed to support Cliven Bundy. ~ HfH From: EE Publishing Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy owes more money to the federal government than what all other ...

Auctioneer 1st Man Charged Under California Law To Protect Horses From Slaughter (Video)

June 6th, 2014 (3)
Summer Rose Tex should get jail time – long jail time. A brand inspector working for the state selling horses entrusted to her to slaughter goes beyond the pale. Disgusting. So glad anti-slaughter laws are actual working. In future, ...

BLM to Hold Public Hearing on Use of Motorized Vehicles for Management of Wild Horses and Burros

June 5th, 2014 (11)
Be sure to note that you can mail you opinions about the BLM using helicopters during round ups. ~ HfH From: KTVN The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will conduct a public hearing on the use of motorized vehicles ...

Dug In on Drug Use in Horse Racing Industry

June 5th, 2014 (1)
From: HSUS – Wayne Pacelle’s Blog By: Wayne Pacelle The integrity of international cycling has been tarnished because of confirmed cases of doping at the highest rungs of the industry, with Lance Armstrong’s remarkable record nullified because of his ...

Councillor justifies West Hants (Nova Scotia) horse shooting

June 4th, 2014 (1)
Surely something can be done that does not including shooting the horses. ~ HfH From: Nova News Now By: Carole Morris-Underhill Residents explain horses held them ‘prisoners’ in their own homes The RCMP may have concluded their investigation into ...

Congress Urged to Act in Response to Investigation of Horseracing Industry

June 4th, 2014 (2)
Help urge our Congressmen to pass U.S. Senate Bill 973 and H.R. 2012 – find out how to contact them by click here. ~ HfH From: The Humane Society of the United States An undercover investigation into the ongoing ...