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A New Year’s Message from Equine Welfare Alliance

January 1st, 2014 (4)
Horse slaughter has been the hot topic of 2013. Below is a message from Equine Welfare Alliance to its members and supporters. John Holland, President of Equine Welfare Alliance, gives us rational reason to be hopeful for 2014. ~ ...

Horses have been a part of the Rose Parade for 125 years

January 1st, 2014 Comments Off
Hard to believe a New Year is about to begin. As a child, I loved watching the Rose Bowl parade and remember there always being wonderful horses taking part. This year will be no exception. ~ HfH From: Pasadena ...

Horse owners concerned by deadly virus in Wake County

December 31st, 2013 Comments Off
So far this is North Carolina. But it is important for all horse owners to keep alert about any outbreaks ongoing in the country. ~ HfH From: ABC Local WTVD By: Elaina Athans RALEIGH (WTVD) — A deadly virus ...

de Blasio: Central Park’s horse-drawn carriages should ride into history

December 31st, 2013 (1)
It is interesting to note that the Teamster’s Union, which represents the carriage drivers among its many labor groups, endorsed Bill de Blasio. ~ HfH From: CNN By: Allie Malloy (CNN) — Horse-drawn carriages could soon be a thing ...

Horse slaughterhouse opening on hold

December 31st, 2013 (4)
Our hopes have come true, at least for a while, in New Mexico where a state judge has temporarily put a halt on horse slaughter due to the NM Attorney General’s lawsuit. Perhaps this will truly be the Year ...

Ten hilarious animal protection laws

December 30th, 2013 (2)
Sometimes I wonder about how laws come into being. I certainly have seen the old Schoolhouse Rock “I’m just a bill” episode. But horses in bathtubs being illegal??? The mind boggles. ~ HfH From: Mercury News By: Joan Morris ...

The fight against horse slaughter in Missouri (Video)

December 30th, 2013 (1)
Much of the news on American horse slaughter has centered on Valley Meat Company in New Mexico with one of their employees making headlines by making a video of him shooting his horse while making fun of anti-slaughter activists ...

Munchie, Santa and Mrs Claus bring holiday cheer!

December 29th, 2013 (2)
One of Habitat for Horses’s helpers “Munchie” aided Santa and Mrs Claus bring holiday cheer of residents and their family members at an assisted living center in Sugarland, Texas. Executive Director of Habitat for Horses, Rebecca Williams went with ...

Pryor Mountain’s Wild Mustangs

December 29th, 2013 (4)
Jerry recently did a post about an article on the wild horses of the Pryor Mountain Mustang Center. It was due to Ginger Kathrens and the Cloud Foundation that these wonderful wild horses are still alive. Being that it ...

Cherokee Horses: A Link to the Trail of Tears

December 28th, 2013 (1)
From: Indian Country Today By: Brian Daffron The federal policy of Indian Removal forced thousands of Native people of the Southeastern United States westward, with many only taking what little they could carry. For some families, this meant transporting ...