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Mini-horse rescued from sinkhole in South Chatham

May 4th, 2014 Comments Off
We are so happy that Norton the Mini-horse is ok! You can only imagine the panic when his owner saw a sink hole suddenly open up underneath him. ~ HfH From: Cape Cod Online By: Eric Williams SOUTH CHATHAM ...

From Kentucky Derby to dinner plate: how to end the horsemeat pipeline

May 3rd, 2014 (6)
We need to get SAFE Act passed to stop kill buyers from sending thousands of horses overseas to slaughter. Write your representatives yourself or sign a petition to help get the SAFE Act passed. The article below discusses how ...

Study shows wild horse herds with functional social structures contribute to low herd growth

May 3rd, 2014 (3)
It only makes sense. You disrupt horses’ social structure, threatening their herd’s viability, they respond by producing more horses. If you understand how horses interact with each other, manage them according to their needs (and not our human needs), ...

The Ranch at Big Bend

May 2nd, 2014 (1)
Smokey Culver is more than a cowboy poet…he helps us out at Habitat for Horses doing a variety of tasks including gathering horses to bring back for rehoming. In this case, Smokey joined Thom – our Ranch Manager – ...

Can we please stop calling wild horses invasive?

May 2nd, 2014 Comments Off
As we have said before here on Habitat for Horses, cattle are the invasive species NOT horses. Horses biology developed here for a very long time before cattle every roamed the West. Anytime someone in the news uses the ...

Utah ranchers sue BLM, demand removal of wild horses

May 2nd, 2014 (8)
Angered by the amount of money the BLM used to attempt to remove illegal cattle in Nevada, Utah ranchers now demand that over half of the wild horses in their area be removed – the total numbering around 1800. ...

Meet Malachi – Brand new Habitat for Horses mini pony

May 1st, 2014 (1)
This sweetie pie just came to our ranch. His name is Malachi. Just one look at him and you will want to pet him, feed him and give him his forever home. Every horse, not in the wild, deserves ...

Foundation to Protect New Mexico Wildlife Reaches Agreement with Navajo Nation to Protect Horse

May 1st, 2014 (9)
Keith Dane, President of the Humane Society forwarded us this wonderful news. Thank you Bill Richardson and Robert Redford for making this happen. ~ HfH For Immediate Release: Contact: Alarie Ray-Garcia Thursday, May 1, 2014 (505) 225-3605 SANTA FE-The ...

The Not-So-Jolly Rancher

May 1st, 2014 (10)
Anyone who thinks the Cliven Bundy debacle is over has not been looking at the news too closely. Politico has picked up the story and written a much more in depth look about this “racist welfare cowboy”. His following ...

Utah counties suspend wild horse roundup threat

April 30th, 2014 (5)
Some humanity is being shown to the wild horse herds left in Utah. The cattle ranchers have graciously (tongue in cheek) allowed the foals to get a bit older before they round them up and ship them off to ...