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Teenager Talks Of Saving Horses From Burning Barn (Video)

January 6th, 2015 (2)
What this young man did was amazing and heroic. So glad he was not injured – except for smoke inhalation. Those 4 horses are very lucky he was there. It so sad about the other horses that did not ...

Philosophically Speaking: Bless the beasts and those who defend them

January 6th, 2015 (2)
We live on a planet filled with living beings. Whether you believe we are the stewards or are simply members of a different species – it is not hard for us to see that to survive we must respect ...

The correct way to use slow-feeders for equine

January 5th, 2015 Comments Off
As most horse owners know, horses are designed to look and eat food at a steady gradual pace all day long. There are many manufacturers of slow-feeders (devices designed to slow down the feed process). This article goes into ...

Two thousand horses evacuated ahead of Australian bushfires

January 5th, 2015 (1)
Just as summers in the US West have grown drier and hotter that breed wild fires, Australia is dealing with its own wild fire problems during their summer …which is now. The efforts by communities in Australia to help ...

Wyoming grants aim to boost wild horse research

January 5th, 2015 (4)
Recently, Wyoming’s goal has been to eliminate the wild horses to the cattle ranchers desire. One cannot help but think that any research done would be directed towards proving their beliefs that wild horses are damaging the environment or ...

Aerial culling of brumbies in Snowy Mountains

January 4th, 2015 (7)
Brumbies as Australians call their wild horses are a controversial subject. The horses are not native to Australia. Some biologists argue that they are destroying native environs. Others feel that their numbers can be controlled to manageable levels using ...

13 Reasons Why Ponies Are A Girl’s Best Friend.

January 4th, 2015 Comments Off
Happy Sunday Morning to Ya’ll. After all the rain we received here in South-East Texas the ranch is muddy as can be (thanks to Smokey for the picture on Facebook). It is time for a break and some coffee…and ...

Pure Heart: The thrilling life and emotional death of Secretariat

January 3rd, 2015 (10)
Although this story is decades old, it is on a subject matter many horse lovers are still fascinated with – Secretariat. Whether or not you follow horse racing, Secretariat was an amazing horse. His life and the stories about ...

Feed company hasn’t pulled food linked to St. Helena horse deaths

January 3rd, 2015 (11)
Whenever a story first appears about a food source that is toxic, one’s breath holds. There is always more to the story. The bottom line of that story is either negligence and/or greed. The chances that the manufacturer was ...

3 horses dead, lab finds horse feed on St. Helena farm contaminated

January 2nd, 2015 (5)
More horse feed has been found with cattle supplements that are deadly to horses. The manufacturer in this case is not mentioned. Hopefully more news will come out soon. It is important that all horse owners be made aware. ...