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Producing serum from horse blood in central Vietnam

February 4th, 2014 (1)
Many people do not know where vaccines and other life saving drugs come from. ~HfH From: Tuo Itre News The Suoi Dau ranch in the central province of Khanh Hoa, with a total area of 125 hectares, is currently ...

Stop Donkey Basketball

February 3rd, 2014 (28)
The article on donkey basketball had been up for all of 20 minutes on Habitat for Horses website when I received a call from someone about a proposed “game” in the Houston area. It seems that a candidate for ...

Surf and turf: Thoroughbred therapy on Cape Town’s sun-kissed coast

February 2nd, 2014 (2)
It makes sense that water / beach therapy could help rehabilitate horses as it does for humans. Water offers a means of movement with less stress on joints. Shifting sands will work on little used muscles for more overall ...

Chinese New Year 2014: What Do You and Horses Have in Common?

February 1st, 2014 Comments Off
From: National Geographic By: Liz Langley Snakes are so last year. As Chinese New Year celebrations start on January 31, the Year of the Horse will begin and people born under the equine sign will have fun looking at ...

Paraguay phases out horse-drawn junk wagons

February 1st, 2014 Comments Off
The horses that pull those wagons have endured 95 degree plus temperatures and long hours. Its wonderful that a sanctuary has been created for them by Belgian-born businesswoman Maris Llorens. Hopefully most recyclers in that region will comply and ...

A message from EWAs president, John Holland

January 31st, 2014 Comments Off
Below is an excellent article by John Holland, President of Equine Welfare Alliance, on the US Budget and Horse Slaughter. ~ HfH From: Equine Welfare Alliance By: John Holland Hi Folks, This is part three concerning the omnibus bill. ...

Donkey basketball fundraiser in Anacortes draws ire, called off

January 31st, 2014 (5)
Stories from the old west often tell of prospectors that refused to go into town to exchange their gold for supplies because they didn’t want to leave their best friend – their donkey. Given the chance, they are pure ...

Wild horses raise concerns

January 30th, 2014 (2)
A county commissioner thinks grazing permits are like property for cattle owners? Actually these permits are more like taking property already allotted to wild horses and burros. ~ HfH From: The Spectrum.com By: Tracie Sullivan Commission addresses grazing situation ...

Bill Harlin worries about future of Walking Horse breed

January 30th, 2014 (3)
Those in favor of the “Big Lick” have told us in the past that putting a stop to soring will destroy the breed. Now the truth comes out. Far fewer Tennessee Walker foals have been born during a decade ...

Adorable puppy falls in love with Clydesdale horse in 2014 Budweiser Superbowl ad.

January 29th, 2014 (4)
The Budweiser Clydesdales are back for the Superbowl with the most darling puppy. Time to set your “Awwww” factor to stun. ~ HfH From: Warholian By: Michael Cliffe Budweiser’s latest 2014 Super Bowl commercial “Puppy Love” has gone viral, ...