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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, ...

Wyoming Rep. Sue Wallis dies at 56

January 29th, 2014 (14)
Pro-slaughter advocate Sue Wallis, lost her life yesterday due to unknown causes. She fought long for the resumption of horse slaughter facilities in the United States. While the article below will state several positions she represented, her position on ...

An Angel for the Wild Horses and Burros

January 28th, 2014 (1)
A testimonial by R.T. Fitch ~ president/co-founder of Wild Horse Freedom Federation Thanks to many for the photos of Garnet The day started out as many others; up early, check email, write for the blog, hay the horses, let ...

National debate on horse slaughter hits home in New Mexico

January 27th, 2014 (3)
This article points out that there are Roswell locals who are against horse slaughter. The national media has at times portrayed the locals as being for horse slaughter. The person in the article who is concerned about their groundwater ...