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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 ...

Funds better used on highway than horses

March 12th, 2014 (10)
Typically I do not post opinion pieces against the pro-wild horse crowd, as we do not want to give them the web traffic. However, it needs to be pointed out so there is no misunderstanding – wild horse advocates ...

Comment – horsemeat unsafe for human consumption

March 12th, 2014 (4)
A member of the Canadian House of Commons, Alex Atamanenko’s Canadian bill would not ban horse slaughter but – as he points out below – would make it currently impossible to do in Canada. A step forward but far ...

11 entries so far for the HfH Spring 2014 Photo Contest

March 11th, 2014 Comments Off
The Habitat for Horses Spring 2014 Photo Contest is starting to heat up with 11 entries. Each horse photo comes with its own story which makes for a nice read. Be sure to vote for your favorite…each vote costs ...

Sen. Rand Paul may back bill liked by Big Lick

March 11th, 2014 (6)
Government does serve a purpose, many of them actually…one is to protect us from threats both without and within. We would be all for the BLM, if they actually lived up to protecting the mustangs of the West, as ...