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Wild Horse Management Suit Bucked by Judge

November 21st, 2013 (1)
39,000 acres….120 horses equals not enough land??? ~ HfH From: Courthouse News Service By: Annie Youderian (CN) – The government’s decision to rein in the wild horse population on Montana’s Pryor Mountain did not violate environmental law, a federal ...

Online Auction Planned To Determine New Foal’s Name

November 20th, 2013 (1)
I just had to mention that the article below points out that the National Park Service already has programs in place that use contraceptives in mares – with the Assateague program successfully in place since 1988. The use of ...

Lawmakers silent on horse bill

November 20th, 2013 (7)
US Rep Marsha Blackburn regarding anti-soring bills says: “…and could potentially eliminate the entire industry and thus the entire breed.” What a ridiculous statement. The silence of our US Lawmakers allows hers to be the only voice heard. Call ...

A dangerous horse is tamed by love, pain lifts

November 19th, 2013 (1)
As the Scottish philosopher Thomas Carlyle once said: “Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.” Jessica Morthole is a strong ...

Horses seized in welfare initiative

November 19th, 2013 Comments Off
While no one likes the idea of government telling them what they can and can’t do, the tough Irish laws about horse passports and approved equine property sounds perfect to me considering that most of the seizures we do ...

Roy Exum: Rep. Blackburn Draws Fury

November 19th, 2013 (1)
In 2008, Rep Blackburn was named one of the “Most Corrupt Members of Congress” by the government watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington…I doubt that would be a surprise to anyone following the Tennessee Walking Horse ...

Mobile man recalls leading riderless horse for JFK

November 18th, 2013 (1)
From: Miami Herald By: Jeremy Gray MOBILE, Ala. — Pfc. Arthur Carlson spent the night before in a stable caring for Black Jack, so he used his day off to stop by the laundromat. Walking out that November day, ...

Multi-county probe underway into disappearance of horses

November 18th, 2013 (10)
Horses being purchased by a kill buyer without proof of ownership by the seller? Excuse me …but that is outrageous. The Triple Crown Ranch slaughter horse collecting station in Meeker, OK needs to be held accountable! Let your voice ...

Researchers Find Toxoplasma gondii in Horsemeat

November 18th, 2013 (4)
Yet another reason to  NOT have horsemeat on our dinner table… HfH Webmistress From: The Horse By: Christa Lesté-Lasserre After all the publicized concern about the presence of phenylbutazone (Bute) in horsemeat, researchers now fear the meat could also ...

Princess Anne: Let them eat horsemeat

November 17th, 2013 (5)
‘What next? The Queen’s corgis?’ Estimates are that 7,000 horses are at risk of abandonment in Britain this winter. – Says Animal Aid’s Andrew Tyler From: New York Daily News By: David Harding Princess Anne, the only daughter of ...