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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 ...

Plot Against Allowing Horse Slaughter For Meat Thickens

March 15th, 2014 (2)
New findings suggest FDA’s own “animals of unknown origins” policy may prevent U.S. resumption of horse slaughter for human consumption – Prairie Farmer Online. Yet somehow over 100,000 horses a year wind up on the slaughter floors to the ...

Horsemeat from US is a ‘health risk’ to French

March 14th, 2014 (7)
French animal right’s group “L214″ is leading the way to stop horsemeat consumption in Europe. Their reports on the cruelty these animals must deal with before being killed, as well as proof of drugs known to be harmful to ...

Wild Horses at Risk of Slaughter as BLM’s Problems Worsen

March 14th, 2014 (5)
Suzanne Roy’s, Campaign Director for American Wild Horse Preservation, article in the Huffington Post spells out clearly why reform is needed in the BLM. The American Wild Horse Preservation’s newest campaign is to make our government understand this message ...

2 bills aim to rein in Tennessee walking horse abuse

March 13th, 2014 (4)
The recent PAST Act and HR 4098 bills are now getting a larger audience on USA Today. Most of the coverage has been on horse related websites and more local Tennessee and Kentucky news sites. Hopefully wider coverage will ...

BLM seeks proposals to suppress growth of wild horse herds

March 13th, 2014 (15)
Perhaps the headline should read – BLM seeks ways to expand land grab by cattlemen. Or would that be too obvious? ~ HfH From: KCSG.com BLM Seeks Research Proposals to Develop New, Innovative Techniques to Suppress Population Growth of ...