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

September 27th, 2014 Comments Off
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
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. ...

Dual Peppy’s owners paid more than $1.5 million for horses (Video)

September 25th, 2014 (7)
The horses were purchased in Texas and taken to El Paso County in Colorado. Why would anyone let horses – no matter what their worth – go without care? They obviously were NOT being fed. Even if the horses ...

And now anti-pony propoganda – let’s save them by killing them!

September 24th, 2014 (9)
One has to wonder what goes through the minds of anyone who advocates horse slaughter as a means to “save” horses. Greed is the main word that comes to mind. The last thing any pony…in fact any horse needs ...

Protesters target Rock Springs BLM horse roundup (Video)

September 24th, 2014 (3)
From Casper Star Tribune ROCK SPRINGS — Wild horse advocates gathered in Rock Springs to call attention to an ongoing roundup in southern Wyoming. Nine protesters gathered at the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s wild horse holding facility in ...