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Hendra Virus Vaccine, a One Health Approach to Protecting Horse, Human, and Environmental Health

January 18th, 2014 (2)
While the full article by the CDC is science heavy, the abstract published here points out the important connection between bats, horses, humans and infection. Development and use of vaccines is important to the health of us all. ~ ...

Dominion

January 17th, 2014 (14)
“And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the ...

From The New Mexican: Our View – Horse slaughter on hold in Congress

January 17th, 2014 (2)
“Horses are damaging the range …” is a statement brought up in the article below. Only if all land is viewed as being for cattle and other livestock and not horses. Their call for anti slaughter folks to “step ...

Horse Slaughter Ban Passes House

January 16th, 2014 (1)
Valley Meat’s representative feels that “special interest” groups are the reason they are not allowed to slaughter horses. Actually the majority of Americans are against slaughtering horses for food. ~ HfH From: The Chronicle of the Horse By: Lisa ...

Horse owner charged with cruelty

January 16th, 2014 (4)
Jerry Finch, President of Habitat for Horses, speaks on the Texas City seizure and trial this past week. ~ HfH From: The Houston Chronicle By: Harvey Rice GALVESTON – A man charged with neglecting his six horses so badly ...

Cruelty charges filed against horses’ former owner

January 15th, 2014 (7)
Lying about how you care for your horses is not taking responsibility. The three surviving horses are now with us in good hands. But they do need your help, as do all the horses that come to us starved, ...

Horses die: Vet says rescued mares died of complications from starvation

January 14th, 2014 (8)
The court hearing on the abused horses from Texas City was held this morning. Jerry Finch, President of Habitat for Horses, was there championing for justice for the two horses that starved to death and the other three surviving ...

Omnibus Budget Will End Chances of Horse Slaughter Plants Opening in US

January 14th, 2014 (5)
Thank you, Victoria McCullough. When those with the power and the means go beyond what is easy to do what is good… we all win…including the horses. ~ HfH From: Equine Welfare Alliance Press Release CHICAGO, (EWA) – The ...

Former NM Governor Honored For Fighting Horse Slaughter

January 13th, 2014 (3)
More political and celebrity attention should be paid to what is happening to the horses of the United States. Former Governor Bill Richardson took a stand against Valley Meat. He could have chosen a more lucrative path… instead he ...

Altered horse virus shows promise in fight against Parkinson’s

January 12th, 2014 (4)
From: HorseTalk A new gene therapy for Parkinson’s disease involving a genetically altered horse virus has achieved promising results in its first human tests, involving 15 patients. Parkinson’s disease, which affects about 5 million people worldwide, is a neurological ...