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Awww Cuteness! Habitat for Horses Calendar

October 20th, 2014 Comments Off on Awww Cuteness! Habitat for Horses Calendar
Picture this: Your Daughter’s Special Day last year was on horseback – what better way than to commemorate her Big Day than with a Calendar for all your friends and family to see. Your daughter will love the fact ...

Texas Releases Final Vesicular Stomatitis Quarantines

October 20th, 2014 Comments Off on Texas Releases Final Vesicular Stomatitis Quarantines
Texas horse owners should be proud – the spread of vesicular stomatitis has been stopped here in the Lonestar State. It takes hard work to keep our horses from getting this terrible disease. The blisters and sores are quite ...

A Sunday Funny – A True Horse Whisperer (Video)

October 19th, 2014 (2)
Its rather late to be posting the Sunday funny…but I just had to share this one – very cute. From Finland I believe. The baby horse in the video is sooo cute. I wish I could sound like a ...

Dogs and Ebola – Ebola patient’s dog now in metabolic cage

October 19th, 2014 (3)
You can hear someone talking about Ebola no matter where you go. A huge concern to us animal lovers is the question of Ebola and our four legged friend – the dog. Dogs don’t get sick from Ebola like ...

Hollis – Our Earth-Bound Angel

October 17th, 2014 (7)
Baby donkeys must be little angels right before they are born. Sent back to earth for some reason, they are pieces of perfection and full of pure love. I can guarantee that statement to be true if you let ...

Take Great Horse Photos & Hollis Update

October 16th, 2014 (2)
Jerry will be going up to see Hollis, the baby donkey, at Texas A&M Large Animal Hospital tomorrow morning. The docs were able to do a scope of his throat where they found more upper respiratory complications. They spent ...

Blood Drive for Dennis Jenkins, D.V.M.

October 16th, 2014 (11)
Few people are more important in a horse’s life than a vet – and no vet has been more important to the horses of Habitat than Dennis Jenkins. Almost 20 years ago, I asked him to be on our ...

Teaching An Old Mule New Tricks

October 15th, 2014 Comments Off on Teaching An Old Mule New Tricks
This is an audio story about a competition celebrating the mule! ~ HfH From: Here & Now WBUR By: Jacob McClelan Mules are intelligent. Some research suggests they are smarter than both horses and donkeys. In the South and ...

Animal Cruelty Will Soon Be A Top Tier Felony

October 15th, 2014 (8)
Finally, the same extensive databases that homicides detectives tap into will be created for investigators to use for animal cruelty cases. As the article states below, it will take time to develop this information. The sooner we begin, the ...

48 Million Year Old Descendant of the Horse Roamed India

October 14th, 2014 Comments Off on 48 Million Year Old Descendant of the Horse Roamed India
It is simply amazing how scientists are better able to take a fossil and extract from that bit of evidence what type of animal it came from. There is still some debate when it comes to Anthracobunidae as to ...