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A time to cull? The battle over Australia’s brumbies

August 20th, 2014 (2)
Australia’s wild horses are known as brumbies. There has been much “to do” about their population and the native flora and fauna in the region. Culling – true culling, meaning to remove for slaughter, is never the answer. ~ ...

Holistic approach to wild horses needed for survival

August 20th, 2014 (3)
There is nothing holistic about the approach Ms. Cowley advocates. The wild horses share of the public lands continues to shrink while profit making cattle ranchers demand more and more. Now only 11% of the public land is being ...

Walking Horse Celebration faces tough scrutiny

August 19th, 2014 Comments Off on Walking Horse Celebration faces tough scrutiny
From: The Tennessean The 76th Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration opens Wednesday in Shelbyville, and the entire equine industry, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Congress will be watching. If past competitions are any indication, that scrutiny is a ...

Advocates Will Speak Out for Wild Horses during BLM Ntl Advisory Board Meeting

August 19th, 2014 (1)
From: KCSG TV By: The Cloud Foundation (COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) – The Cloud Foundation, American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, Wild Horse Freedom Federation, Friends of Animals and Respect 4 Horses will hold a press conference and rally at the ...

Forest Service continues to cull Murderers Creek herd

August 19th, 2014 (2)
From: The Bulletin By: Andrew Clevenger Gradual reduction likely until completion of new environmental review WASHINGTON — The U.S. Forest Service is continuing to remove wild horses from the Murderers Creek section of the Malheur National Forest but is ...

New Questions About Animal Control Protocol Following Horse Attacks (Video)

August 18th, 2014 (1)
Loose packs of dogs have always posed a threat to horse owners. Espcially for those who own mini-horses. ~ HfH From: WJBF By: Nicole Snyder Aiken County, S.C. -There are new questions about Aiken Animal Control protocol and South ...

What are the Most Common Equine Toxins?

August 18th, 2014 (1)
Trying to keep your horse healthy can be tough enough without having to worry about the poisons in your environment. Rat/mouse poisons and garden pesticides are too easy to leave lying about – especially when your horse or donkey ...

Equines and inmates

August 18th, 2014 (2)
From: Albuquerque Journal By: Dan Boyd SPRINGER – On an unseasonably cool day in late July, John Taylor took a break from working out a horse named Outlaw to talk about cowboy rehabilitation. With a training whip in one ...

Horses teach inner-city kids to ‘get right back on’

August 17th, 2014 (1)
From: USA Today These high school students are fulfilling a dream that once seemed out of reach. Students at inner-city KIPP DC charter school are learning not only how to ride horses but also important life lessons. Read Original ...

Accord reached on the Alto wild horse herd

August 16th, 2014 (1)
From: Ruidoso News By: Dianne Stallings State officials and herd advocates clear the air and move forward The unnecessary death of an Alto wild horse gelding brought them together Wednesday for a meeting at the Ruidoso Racetrack Turf Club. ...