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Blood, Sweat, and Wild Steeds

October 4th, 2013 (4)
Inside the Longest, Toughest Horse Race on Earth From: ABC News By: Gloria Riviera, Alex Waterfield and Jackie Jesko Think you have what it takes to finish the longest, toughest, most outrageous horse race on earth? The Mongol Derby ...

Your tax dollar’s at work: The government’s $100,000 outhouse

October 3rd, 2013 (6)
It is no surprise that the BLM would be at the center of government waste… From: The Examiner By: Timothy Whiteman October 1, 2013 “There’s no more cuts to make. The cupboard is bare…” The federal government is allegedly ...

Government Shutdown Puts 50,000 Captive Wild Horses At-Risk of Neglect

October 2nd, 2013 (14)
From: The Desert Independent RENO, Nevada – The government shutdown jeopardizes 50,000 American wild horses stockpiled in federally funded holding facilities. For example, today some mustangs are caught in limbo from the controversial Sheldon Wildlife Refuge roundup in Nevada ...

Horse riding therapy is different kind of lesson for these students

October 2nd, 2013 (2)
From: Highlands Today By: Pallavi Agarwal AVON PARK – “Kick in with both your legs,” Heartland Horses and Handicapped stable manager Joy Ongley instructed the horse-mounted kids. They did, and off their ponies went, one by one, down an ...

Horses and the Government Shutdown

October 1st, 2013 (5)
The US government shutdown today – October 1st, 2014 – this not only affects you and me, but horses as well. Here is a list of some of the side effects from the federal shutdown on our equine pals: ...

Estrogens Derived From Horse Urine Linked to Heart Disease Risk

October 1st, 2013 (2)
A new study that finds higher risks of deep vein thrombosis blood clots in those taking conjugated estrogens for menopause symptoms. From: Everydayhealth.com By: Jennifer J Brown, PhD MONDAY, September 30, 2013 — The cardiovascular risk of using estrogen ...

Controversy, Government Paperwork Delays Keep Horse Processing On Hold

September 30th, 2013 (13)
From WIBW News By Frank J. Buchman “Is there a horse processing plant in operation?” The question remains on the tongues of many as stories have been surfacing for months, actually more than two years, that a horse slaughter ...

Horses innately vicious? CT courts to decide.

September 30th, 2013 (10)
Businesses fear effects of court case about horses From: The Day By Kelly Catalfamo A case now being considered by the state Supreme Court could have “catastrophic” consequences for local businesses that work with horses, according to Kathy Freeman, ...

Take a stand for California Mustangs in Massacre Lakes HMA

September 27th, 2013 (4)
Midnight tonight is the deadline to submit a message to the BLM through the link at the end of the article! Please share this! From: American Wild Horse Preservation BLM Action Aims to Reduce Wild Horse Population While Allowing ...

Extinct Zebra Subspecies Could Aid Equine Research

September 27th, 2013 (3)
From The Horse By Christa Lesté-Lasserre While it’s not quite a real-life Jurassic Park scenario, researchers are currently working to bring the quagga—a type of South African zebra, extinct since the late 19th century—back to life. This revived subspecies ...