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Wild horse advocates disagree on contraceptives for mustangs

April 21st, 2015 (6)
How do you feel about the use of PZP on wild horses? The government is not going to stop rounding up what they deem to be “excess horses”. Would it be better to use contraceptives to keep the numbers ...

Researchers Develop Artificial Equine Skin

April 20th, 2015 Comments Off on Researchers Develop Artificial Equine Skin
While not the perfect artificial skin, it is wonderful that researchers are working on ways to help badly burned equine. ~ HfH From: The Horse By: Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA What started as a playful gallop in the field just ...

Good Sunday Morning

April 19th, 2015 (4)
We will have a post about a horse health issue in a bit, but for now let’s take a break. Here are two videos. The first is a short piece showing our donkey sanctuary. This next one shows Max ...

All three horses in our Spring Fundraiser have new names!

April 18th, 2015 Comments Off on All three horses in our Spring Fundraiser have new names!
Our Spring Fundraiser goal has now been met! The $9000 raised will help with feed and other costs for all the horses rehabilitating at Habitat for Horses. Did you know it costs over $12,000 to feed all the horses ...

Video – Public Joins ‘Big Lick’ Fight

April 17th, 2015 Comments Off on Video – Public Joins ‘Big Lick’ Fight
Throughout the United States, Americans no longer want to go to events where horses are systematically tortured. As Roy Exum points out, fewer and fewer cities and states will even allow “Big Lick” events. Now they must go to ...

Habitat for Horses Awarded Generous Grant by ASPCA

April 17th, 2015 (1)
Habitat for Horses Awarded Generous Grant by ASPCA Emergency Grant for Care of 28 Starving Equine Seized Earlier This Year Hitchcock, Texas —Habitat for Horses today announced the receipt of a $14,000 grant, awarded by the ASPCA Equine Fund ...

New law protects Kentucky’s stray horses

April 16th, 2015 (1)
Stray horses will now be able to find new homes much faster now in Kentucky. So glad that horse advocates were able to get this law passed. In other news – many of you have been writing, calling, messaging ...

BLM Pryor Mustang Removal Plan

April 16th, 2015 (12)
If the Bureau of Land Management removes these young horses from the Pryor Mountain range, they will be violating their own recommendation of leaving one offspring per mare on the range. Leave these wild mustangs be! **Follow Up on ...

Lord Nelson, Former Football Star, Professor, Cop, Horse, Dead at 42

April 15th, 2015 (3)
What an amazing career …for a horse! Not many people can make the claims Lord Nelson did. ~ HfH From: Gawker Lord Nelson, a horse who was also a Rutgers professor and a former cop, died Sunday. He was ...

More Than 100 Equine Rescue Groups Compete to Help At-Risk Horses

April 15th, 2015 (3)
Our First Annual Adoption Appreciation Day is going to be held at our Manvel, TX ranch as part of this competition. We would love all the members of our extended family (our adopters) to come out & share their ...