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Wild horses maimed by isolation, corralled by controversy

August 12th, 2014 (4)
How could we let these beautiful symbols of our historic past can go from thousands to just 101? All so profiteers can rent out weekends to those who can afford $5000 to destroy what is left of the Outer ...

Horse owners warned of toxic striped blister beetles

August 12th, 2014 (2)
From: Maryville Daily By: Linda Geist Mu COLUMBIA, Mo. – Striped blister beetles, which can be toxic to horses, are being seen in high numbers in alfalfa in some areas of the state, according to University of Missouri Extension ...

Horse cruelty charges stand against Maryville trainer Wheelon

August 12th, 2014 (6)
Larry Joe Wheelon is a trainer reknown for training Tennessee Walking Horses to do the Big Lick. Mr. Wheelon’s attorneys accused animal activists of unfairly protesting against his torturous soring practices. The horses found by the Blount County Society ...

Unsung Hero (Video)

August 11th, 2014 (1)
I was reminded of this video when a man donated needed equine supplies to Habitat for Horses after his beloved horse of many years passed on. The video is not about horses. But it is food for thought. Have ...

The Jockey Club to restore integrity to horse racing

August 11th, 2014 (2)
From: Saratogian In a move that he threatened last March, The Jockey Club chairman Ogden Mills Phipps announced on Sunday at the 62nd Annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing at the Gideon Putnam Resort that the ...

Eat, Bray, Suffer: An Egyptian donkey’s tale

August 11th, 2014 (4)
Forced to work long hours, whipped where their wounds lie open, these poor animals deserve a better life than the cruelty they now exist with. This excellent article explores the reasons behind the cruelty as well as the efforts ...

Casey: BLM fails to protect horses, burros from heat

August 10th, 2014 (3)
The BLM at their Palomino Valley facility keeping making promises of improvements. Yet each time one is made, it is of limited usefulness to all the horses. These horses, if our government insists on keeping them in these facilities, ...

Breaths of truth: Horse whisperer’s actions carry deeper message

August 10th, 2014 (3)
On Sundays we try and post at least one good story. Here is the story of how a man has combined his faith with his passion for horses. ~ HfH From: Shelbyville Times Gazette Paul Daily has been a ...

Horse Infection Spreads, More Animals Under Quarantine (Video)

August 9th, 2014 (0)
Vesicular Stomatisis is definitely here – in Texas and else where. Horse owners need to take this seriously. Take steps to keep the fly population down to help prevent infection and spread. ~ HfH From: CBS Denver LONGMONT, Colo. ...

Court allows warrantless seizure of starving horse

August 9th, 2014 (1)
Playing by the rules is a must for both equine rescues and law enforcement. If not done correctly, a case of severe neglect can be thrown out and the horses returned to the owner to suffer again. This Oregon ...