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Protect horses from painful practice

May 31st, 2014 Comments Off
This article is recommended by Keith Dane, VP of Equine Protection at HSUS. ~ HfH From: Richmond Times Dispatch By: Robin Robertson Starr We Virginians love our horses and our state has a rich equestrian history. That’s why so ...

Emaciated Endurance Horse in France Ran 46 Miles Before Pulled by Vets

May 31st, 2014 (2)
This should have never been allowed to happen. It can be difficult to tell for non-professionals when a horse is under weight at times. In this case it was easy to tell. Shakla’s Sudden Impact’s owners and trainer should ...

Do horses have human emotions?

May 31st, 2014 (5)
From: NewsDay.com By: Steven Marcus When California Chrome appears on the track at Belmont for the final leg of the Triple Crown, the mere presence of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will excite the human race of fans ...

Animal Welfare At Issue in Fight Over NYC Horse Carriage Rides (Video)

May 30th, 2014 (2)
The issue of NYC horse drawn carriages is a complex one to many people. Are horses being inhumanely treated? The Humane Society states that according to an independent audit of the stables of the carriage horses that indeed they ...

Depressed goat ends 6-day hunger strike after reunion with donkey BFF (Video)

May 30th, 2014 (1)
Smokey Culver, the Cowboy Poet that Habitat for Horse’s is blessed to have as a friend shared this with us. We usually save good news stories for Sunday but we spotted where some people on FB were asking for ...

Before your property floods, protect your horses (Video)

May 30th, 2014 Comments Off
Depending on where you live, flooding can happen any time of the year. All too often people panic leaving their four legged friends to fend for themselves. We hear it on the news every spring and summer here in ...

Wayne Pacelle: Horse Sense, Not Slaughter

May 29th, 2014 (1)
It is great news that Jim Moran’s amendment to the 2015 AG spending bill to stop funding of horse slaughter plants in the US pass! Be sure to note the names of those politicians who are pro-horse slaughter: Robert ...

Federal Court Asked to Toss Nevada Ranchers’ Anti-Mustang Lawsuit

May 29th, 2014 (4)
Suzanne Roy, director of AWHPC, nails the problem on the head. The BLM keeps giving into the cattle ranchers removing more and more wild horses from the public lands, thus violating the Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act. Makes one ...

Owner of horse hauling company indicted on felony charges (Video)

May 29th, 2014 (2)
Kill buyers conspired to keep hauling horses to slaughter after they were court ordered to stop. Here is an actual copy of the email detailing how Terri Vincent planned to do just that. Let us hope justice is served ...

Congress must act to end cruelty to show horses

May 28th, 2014 (1)
Priscilla Presley is a leader among celebrities for taking action against horse cruelty. She is known for owning rescue horses where they reside at Graceland. ~ HfH From: The Hill By: Priscilla Presley Every day, behind closed stable doors, ...