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BLM removes wild horses from checkerboard lands in SW Wyoming

September 29th, 2014 (6)
From: Casper Star Tribune By: Trevor Graff THE GATHER BLM removes wild horses from checkerboard lands in SW Wyoming ‘IT’S A LITTLE TOUGHER BECAUSE THAT 20 PERCENT THAT EVADED GATHER IN YEARS PAST KNOW WHAT’S GOING ON’ The small ...

A Big Thank You – to our Volunteers

September 28th, 2014 (3)
Volunteering at a horse rescue can be a life changing endeavor – for both the volunteer and the horses. The work here at Habitat for Horses is never done. While not the most glamorous of tasks, our volunteers who ...

Good Sunday Morning to Ya’ll – Time for Equine Funnies

September 28th, 2014 (1)
While its in German and not English, you can still enjoy!

Dementia patients connect with horses at Lake Forest facility (Video)

September 27th, 2014 Comments Off on Dementia patients connect with horses at Lake Forest facility (Video)
From: Lake Forester By: Linda Blaser The horsey smell is a distinct aroma that taps long-lost memories in residents of Balmoral Memory Care Center in Lake Forest. That’s why Special Programs Director Colette Collins makes sure a grooming bucket ...

Group begins coast-to-coast horseback ride in protest of BLM

September 27th, 2014 (18)
Pro-wild horse advocates are also against the BLM’s methods of managing the wild horses but for totally different reasons! We want the wild horses left ON the range. If their numbers must be managed, it should be done in ...

One man dead after collision with horse transport

September 27th, 2014 (5)
The number of horses slaughtered in Canada is something we choose not to think about here in the United States. It is only when tragedy strikes in a public place that the ugly business of Canadian horse slaughter is ...

Sorry, but the best way to save Dartmoor’s ponies is not by devouring them

September 26th, 2014 (4)
From: The Independent – UK By: Ben Williamson Can the animal conservation group who made the recommendation actually be serious? The Dartmoor Hill Pony Association (DHPA) has suggested eating ponies to protect them. With friends like that, who needs ...

What is Equine Assisted Psychotherapy?

September 26th, 2014 Comments Off on What is Equine Assisted Psychotherapy?
This form of therapy uses the horse’s gentle nature to help humans overcome their own psychological barriers. Habitat for Horses and Carol Velasquez (Back in the Saddle Psychotherapy) offer Equine Assisted Psychotherapy at our ranch south of Houston – ...

Rampant abuse decimating Walking Horse breed

September 26th, 2014 (5)
Speaker of the House, John Boehner, is preventing the PAST Act legislation from moving forward! Contact his office as Speakers of the House by clicking here. Mr. Boehner’s Congressional offices are at 1011 Longworth H.O.B. Washington, DC 20515, Phone: ...

Update to the “Carnivorous Wild Horses” article

September 25th, 2014 (4)
As pointed out in the article below – the anti-horse crowd in Australia are getting desperate. Attempting to use “scientists” to rationalize horse culling (and thus slaughter) by saying these horses are eating other horses is a disgusting ruse. ...
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