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Inquiry on Welfare Standards for BLM / Shelter for Holding

December 11th, 2013 (4)
The Bureau of Land Management rounds up the wild horses of the West so they can freeze to death? ~ HfH From: The Cloud Foundation Press Release BLM WAREHOUSING WILD HORSES IN ROCK SPRINGS HOLDING WITHOUT ADEQUATE WINDBREAKS OR ...

Day 2 – Twelve Days of Christmas HfH Special Event

December 10th, 2013 Comments Off
For the next 12 weekdays, Habitat for Horses will be featuring one of our horses from The HfH Give a Horse a Home Christmas Special. We are looking for people who can come out to our ranch in SouthEast ...

Dangers of Factory Farms Infographic

December 10th, 2013 (3)
Although this infographic might not seem associated with horses, it is closely related. Equine feedlots, where horses are held prior to shipping to slaughter, often contain hundreds of animals, just like cattle feedlots. The groundwater contamination from equine slaughter ...

2,600 horses put down in council blitz on grazing

December 9th, 2013 (1)
Eighty percent of estrayed horses are euthanized in Ireland! It seems a microchip program or some other solution needs to be looked into. ~ HfH From: Independent.ie By: Caitriona Murphy MORE than 2,600 horses have been put to sleep ...

Day 1 – Twelve Days of Christmas HfH Special Event

December 9th, 2013 Comments Off
For the next 12 weekdays, Habitat for Horses will be featuring one of our horses from The HfH Give a Horse a Home Christmas Special. We are looking for people who can come out to our ranch in SouthEast ...

Controversial Horse Roping Event Held in Tremonton (Video)

December 9th, 2013 (9)
From the Editor of the Utah Trotter: The following story originally appeared on www.utahequine.blogspot.com, and the author was kind enough to allow the Trotter to syndicate this story. It originally ran December 5, 2013. From: The Utah Trotter By: ...

Grazing Improvement Act Will Fleece Taxpayers While Harming Environment

December 8th, 2013 (3)
The Grazing Improvement Act, backed by the National Cattleman’s Beef Association, will only harm the wild horses and burros still allowed to exist in the West. The government promises that this will allow time to be spent on environmental ...

The Horse that Could Do Math: The Unintentional Clever Hans Hoax

December 8th, 2013 (4)
Hans the Clever Horse was not so much a hoax as a testament to the empathetic nature of the human – horse relationship. Hans was indeed a very clever horse, learning a method by which he could please us ...

BCHA Gets the Job Done with Low Impact on the Land

December 7th, 2013 (1)
Rural areas still exist in the United States with little access by car or truck. ATVs are known to cause extensive damage to the environs in which they are used – as noted here. As long as the horses ...

Gloves off in Texas agriculture commissioner race after accusation that candidate mishandled horses

December 7th, 2013 (8)
Driving a trailer around with horses tied to the back?! How anyone could see this as a safe exercise method is ludicrous. ~ HfH From: The Dallas Morning News By: David Barer The gloves have come off in the ...