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Beautiful horse pictures and the stories behind them

March 20th, 2014 Comments Off
It takes a great deal of resources for Habitat for Horses to maintain our primary mission of rescuing abused, abandoned and neglected horses then rehabilitating them to be adopted back out to loving homes. A few weeks ago we ...

American Equine Summit in Chatham April 26-27

March 20th, 2014 (6)
It is important for anti-slaughter people to meet to discuss strategies in getting our message across and legislation passed that will effectively stop horse slaughter in the US forever. ~ HfH From The Daily Freeman News CHATHAM – The ...

Horses and Acrobats Perform Together in “Gladius”

March 19th, 2014 (3)
The beauty of horses and humans have long fascinated mankind. When we – horse and human – perform together in perfect harmony something stirs deep inside of us – more than just artistic, more … spiritual. I wish they ...

Are Police Horses a Dying Breed?

March 19th, 2014 (2)
On a typical day, a police horse can only do good for the reputation of a city’s police force. Horses are seen as noble, attractive, and approachable when compared ot the para-military units many urban police forces have become. ...

New TV Ads Call for Passage of Federal Bill to End Horse Soring

March 18th, 2014 (3)
Finally bringing information on the PAST Act to the people! It is a wonderful thing to see. We can only hope this stirs the public into some much needed outrage against the torture of horse soring. Be sure to ...

Quite a ride: A history of Sahuarita’s wild horses

March 18th, 2014 Comments Off
Most of the time when we discuss America’s wild horses, we are speaking of the ones who are under the care of the Bureau of Land Management. However, there are many small bands of wild or feral horses roaming ...

Vet gives horses a second life with artificial limbs

March 17th, 2014 Comments Off
Few people realize that artificial limb surgery for horses has been around for over 30 years. Most of the public perceives that a horse with a broken leg means that the horse must be “put down” or to go ...

Why de Blasio can’t ban horse carriages

March 17th, 2014 (3)
The writer of this opinion piece treats the NYC horse carriage ban as if it were just “crazy PETA people” or those who hate the Irish and/or middle class working people backing it. There are valid concerns that should ...

Horse, rider airlifted out of remote Angeles National Forest canyon (VIdeo)

March 16th, 2014 (4)
The Anderson Sling is an essential piece of rescue equipment. Identical to the one we use in our intensive care barn, here it is being used to helicopter a horse out of a canyon. ~ HfH From: New York ...

Rare horses reintroduced to the wild in Spain

March 15th, 2014 (2)
The Retuerta species is one of the oldest horse breeds still in existence. We previously reported on this rewilding effort in Spain. Over the last 2 years, this horse breed has been slowly being reintroduced to the Campanarios de ...