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CT Supreme Court Stops Short of Classifying Horses as Vicious

March 27th, 2014 Comments Off
No longer are they “herds” of horses…they are now “gangs” – from Jerry. So watch out! Gangs of horses could be roaming *your* “neigh”borhood. Sorry about that. This is actually a serious issue for people running riding stables and ...

How a rescued horse can offer humans therapy

March 27th, 2014 (2)
From: Galveston Daily News By: Jerry Finch The cold, north wind chilled the almost lifeless young horses as they lay in the filth of the dark stalls in a Texas City stables. Animal Control and Habitat for Horses employees ...

Self-policing in walking horse industry a myth; reform bill necessary

March 26th, 2014 (7)
It is amazing how much money can be made from the torture of Tennessee Walking Horses. Pam Rogers is spot on. An industry where so much is being made off of soring, is one that cannot be self-regulated. The ...

US Forest Service wants to eliminate 80% of wild horses in Modoc Natl Forest

March 25th, 2014 (3)
The government’s stance against wild horses in this instance is one of annihilation. As the article points out, there are few wild horses there now and the remaining population will have a limited gene pool to mate with. The ...

The Disreputable Trade in Horse Meat

March 24th, 2014 (1)
The fight to stop horse slaughter does indeed need to be taken to where people are consuming horses as meat. Even when “pro-horse meat” countries attempt to stop American horses from being sold there…somehow US horses wind up on ...

Current myths about the Wild Horses of the American West

March 24th, 2014 (10)
The Bureau of Land Management’s recent call to find newer ways to destroy the wild horses of the American West have all kinds of opinion pieces floating about by those who interest lie with the cattle ranchers. They attempt ...

Should We Protect Wild Horses? – The NY Times Ethicist

March 23rd, 2014 (7)
There are many good reasons to protect the wild horse populations of the United States. Cattle and energy land grabs are the reason why horses are deemed to be overpopulating. As herbivores go, horses are better at maintaining their ...

BLM Sets Meeting of National Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board in April

March 22nd, 2014 (4)
The fate of the wild horses and burros in the US will be discussed at a BLM meeting in Sacramento on April 14th and April 15th. The public will be allowed to speak but must register to do so ...

Part 2 – Beautiful horse pictures and the stories behind them

March 21st, 2014 Comments Off
This is part 2 of all the wonderful entries and their stories in the Habitat for Horses Spring 2014 Photo Contest. It takes a great deal of resources for Habitat for Horses to maintain our primary mission of rescuing ...

After massive 5-day search, beloved horse still missing

March 21st, 2014 (7)
This can happen much too easily to just about anyone…your beloved horse gets scared and bolts. It is our hope and prayer that Chief makes it back home safe and sound. As they say in the article, giving chase ...