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Talking to Ol’ Dobbin

October 31st, 2014 (1)
This article was originally written by Jerry Finch, President of Habitat for Horses, back in June 2011. The words he wrote are still true today. ~ HfH There is no basis in fact for the following, other than a ...

Breeding more donkeys to keep tradition alive

October 30th, 2014 (18)
Habitat for Horse decided to change our focus on this blog. It was getting to the point where all we published were negative opinions, horror stories, and giving publicity to the borderline insane. More than a few people commented ...

Rescuers pull horse from swimming pool in Arizona (Video)

October 29th, 2014 (2)
Fences and gates are needed around pools for more than just our kids…our four legged friends can wind up trapped! Thank goodness it was not cold and everything turned out alright. ~ HfH From: NY Daily News By: Lee ...

Smartphone App Helps Animal Cruelty Investigators

October 28th, 2014 (1)
Part of what we do here at Habitat for Horses is horse cruelty investigations. When law enforcement is contacted by the public with a case of potential equine abuse, they often contact trained investigators to document the possible crime ...

Time for a Double Take – A Mule’s Foal

October 27th, 2014 (4)
You heard it right. That which is supposed to be impossible has happened (and not for the first time). A mule has given birth to a foal. A very cute foal too. ~ HfH From: The Denver Post By: ...

Who will cry for Choctaw?

October 26th, 2014 (2)
Debbie’s article in today’s edition of Galveston Daily News is lovely. Choctaw really has come a long way and is ready for a loving home. You can find out more about adopting Choctaw by clicking here. Choctaw is the ...

Medical Maggot Therapy for Horses – Yes…Maggots

October 25th, 2014 (3)
Maggots – GROSS! Yes, but maggots can be used to effectively “clean” wounds. Do not do this without consulting your veterinarian…that should be absolutely understood. WARNING – there are pictures of maggots cleaning a wound on a horse in ...

Roy Exum: A Veterinarian’s Horse Sense

October 25th, 2014 (5)
Roy Exum is known for his articles on horse “soring”. In this case, he tackles Ebola and the “horse sense” of one veterinarian. The fear from the spread of Ebola is something weighing heavily on Americans minds these days. ...

The Celebration & the Future of the Tennessee Walking Horse

October 24th, 2014 (1)
This was shared by Keith Dane, Vice President of Equine Protection for the Humane Society of the US. The author is correct – it is indeed arrogant bull headed behavior on the part of the current Tennessee Walking Horse ...

All Horses Are Created Equal

October 23rd, 2014 (6)
This was originally written and posted by Jerry back in January 2012…but the point is as valid today as then. And Sandy is still with us. He has sanctuary status – he will live his life being treated with ...