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Oldest DNA Ever Decoded Done on 700,000-Year-Old Horse (Video)

November 27th, 2013 (2)
It is amazing what biologists are able to do. Under perfect conditions, DNA can remain intact for no more than 6.8 million years. The permafrost where the animal was found is pretty much ideal for keeping the tissue intact. ...

A clearer view on the dilemma of wild horses and the BLM

November 26th, 2013 (14)
Today, we have a guest writer – Robert Bauer. Mr. Bauer is a well-known wildlife biologist and long time advocate of the wild horses and burros in the West . He takes apart the justifications the BLM uses for ...

Jane Velez-Mitchell takes on saving America’s wild horse population

November 26th, 2013 (12)
CNN Headline News Jane Velez-Mitchell took on Sally Jewel and the BLM on her show last night, November 25th, 2013. Its great to see a larger news outlet discussing the issue – especially the “land grab” by the US ...

Animals Were Harmed

November 26th, 2013 (2)
Detailed and with no punches held back, abuses to animals by the movie industry are given in this article with copies of emails and letters as documentation. It seems we can no longer trust the “No Animals Were Harmed” ...

Students film Navajos, horses in Arizona for film to sway Congress

November 25th, 2013 (6)
I always love to see younger people getting involved with the anti-slaughter issue. Such as when Brittany Wallace found and rescued a horse about to be sent to slaughter. These young men go the extra distance to create a ...

Meat to get country-of-origin labels

November 25th, 2013 (3)
COOL is hated by the meat industry, but the pro-slaughter folks better get used to it if they want their horses slaughtered for meat. The National Animal Identification System (NAIS) will be an important part of the COOL process. ...

More than 1200 horses shot at remote Australian community

November 24th, 2013 (2)
How horrible…these poor horses to suffer from a terrible drought, attacked by dogs, sickened by disease then terrorized with helicopters and shot to death. Words fail me. ~ HfH From: ABC.net.au By: Caddie Brain More than 1,200 feral horses ...

Roy Exum: Horseman’s Leap Of Faith

November 24th, 2013 (6)
From: The Chattanoogan By: Roy Exum Back in July I got a deeply-touching letter from a horseman who had finally had enough of the sleazy side of the Tennessee Walking Horse industry. Marty Irby, a mover and a shaker ...

A New Mom

November 24th, 2013 (3)
This one was shared with us by email. It happened this past summer in SW England at the Mare and Foal Sanctuary in Newton Abbot, UK. ~ HfH Hours after his birth, Breeze was found stumbling around by a ...

Vets forced to put down more than 100 horses at horror farm

November 23rd, 2013 (1)
In South Wales, RSPCA inspectors found 400 animals in a neglected state on one site. In a separate case a horse owner was jailed for neglecting his ponies. Evan Lloyd Evans was jailed for nine weeks after nine ponies ...