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Horses, scientists and the search for an effective autism treatment

October 22nd, 2014 Comments Off on Horses, scientists and the search for an effective autism treatment
As of yet, there is not a definitive approach to helping children in the Autistic spectrum. Horses are now more widely used in a variety of therapies. Including Equine Assisted Psychotherapy sessions such as we have at Habitat for ...

Two Horses, One Language

October 21st, 2014 Comments Off on Two Horses, One Language
A wonderful opinion piece shared by Vickery Eckhoff. Our relationship with horses is one that is a learning process for both partners. ~ HfH From: The New York Times By: Susanna Forrest Sasa’s name means “so-so” in Portuguese. It’s ...

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 ...