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Cold Weather Tips for Horse Owners

January 22nd, 2014 Comments Off
Another cold snap is come (or has come depending on where you live). Just a reminder of what to do to keep your horses happy and healthy during the Winter. ~ HfH From: HorseChannel.com Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center ...

Incredible Animal Communicator Translates Deadly Leopard’s Woes

January 22nd, 2014 (2)
Whether or not you believe Anna Breytenbach can communicate with animals, the video is simply stunning. There are people who specialize as horse communicators as well. The video is below the article in this post. ~ HfH From: Good ...

Measuring the Emotional Bond between Horses and Humans

January 21st, 2014 Comments Off
How we relate to each other, horses, humans, and other animals, scientists are learning is far more complex than what we perceive with our senses and memory alone. Perhaps horses can help emotional therapy sessions better than biofeedback machines ...

Horse Carriages in Central Park – New York Times Debate

January 21st, 2014 (1)
The fate of horse carriages in Central Park in New York City is still up in the air. This past weekend, the New York Times published an excellent article in the format of a debate by various equine and ...

Tom Bass: “Horses are like humans”

January 20th, 2014 (1)
Today is the day we honor Martin Luther King, Jr and this month is Black History month. Many African Americans from the South were horse trainers and riders for plantations back before emancipation. The famous Black Cowboys can be ...

Rare Horses Released In Spain As Part Of ‘Rewilding’ Effort

January 20th, 2014 (2)
Retuerta horses, whose DNA are close to an ancient European breed, are being introduced to the wilds of western Spain. Rewilding is a growing movement across Europe. The re-introduction of a species, native to an area, driven out or ...

Seizures and Habitat for Horses

January 19th, 2014 (5)
This past week and a half many people followed the story of the 5 seized horses in Texas City. This is often followed by numerous questions by the public such as “Why can’t anyone rescue them? How do seizures ...

Digestion in the Horse

January 19th, 2014 (1)
Although horse people have studied and are aware of the horse digestive tract, it never hurts to take a few minutes to refresh the knowledge. There is always something new to learn about that special friend waiting for you ...

Alyssa Milano Wants Better Treatment for Horses

January 18th, 2014 (3)
Its good to seeing more well known names supporting the PAST Act! ~ HfH From: Humane Society of the United States Actress calls on Congress to pass the PAST Act, which would prevent the soring of Tennessee walking horses. ...

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. ~ ...