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BraveHearts: Horses Saving People (Video)

December 11th, 2014 (1)
Working with horses can help people improve their self-esteem, their confidence and concentration skills. Both children and adults benefit from therapy with horses. Habitat for Horses provides Equine Assisted Psychotherapy at our facility in Manvel, TX. In addition to ...

Its Official! The European Union will ban horsemeat from Mexico

December 10th, 2014 (17)
The official documents have been posted! Horse meat from Mexico will no longer be designated as food for human consumption. Until now, over 100,000 horses a year make the trip from the United States to Mexican slaughter houses. Do ...

Three more NY City Council members come out against horse-carriage ban (Video)

December 10th, 2014 Comments Off on Three more NY City Council members come out against horse-carriage ban (Video)
The taxi drivers’ union has come out against the horse carriage ban. This is no doubt due to NYC’s Mayor de Blasio statement that horse drivers will be given green taxi medallions – worth thousands of dollars – in ...

First-Aid for Laminitis

December 9th, 2014 Comments Off on First-Aid for Laminitis
From: Horse Channel By Toni McAllister If you suspect that laminitis (or founder, as it is known in layman’s terms) is to blame for your horse’s sudden lameness, call your veterinarian immediately. Then, follow this first-aid protocol while waiting ...

Wyoming Files Suit to Force BLM to Manage Wild Horses

December 9th, 2014 (2)
The cattle ranchers of the West and now the Governors have been working a long time to get rid of the wild horses. To them their is no valid reason to allow wild horses to eat the grass and ...

EU Suspends Mexican Horsemeat Imports After Food Safety Concerns

December 9th, 2014 (3)
Horse advocates around the world are celebrating – the European Union has placed a ban on the import of horse meat from Mexican slaughter houses. Over a 100,000 horses from the US go to Mexican slaughter houses. This will ...

The European Union has stopped the import of horsemeat from Mexico

December 8th, 2014 (12)
BREAKING NEWS The European Union has stopped the import of horse meat from Mexican slaughterhouses – effectively immediately. Approximately 100,000 American horses cross the Mexican border to be slaughtered each year. The majority of their meat had been shipped ...

Investigators studying death of horse and teen rider

December 8th, 2014 (2)
It is always best practice when going for a ride to go with others. Or at the very least, let others know where you are going and when you will return. What happened to this young woman was a ...

Horse Nonsense From City Hall

December 8th, 2014 (3)
We try to give both sides of the story when it comes to the New York City Horse Carriage Ban. The Anti-Horse Carriage side say the horses are abused – they are in traffic, kept in small quarters, and ...

University of Wyoming research provides data on wild horse diets

December 8th, 2014 Comments Off on University of Wyoming research provides data on wild horse diets
As we have pointed out before – when comparing how cattle and equine eat, one must also take into account how they eat. Horses clip the grass with their upper and lower teeth. Cattle wrap their tongue around taller ...