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Habitat for Horses Newsletter January 27th, 2015

January 28th, 2015 (5)
From our newsletter that we send out via email. Simply text HFH to 22828 from your phone to get started! ~ HfH 28 Neglected Horses Seized in Galveston, TX By: Jerry Finch Winter along the Texas Gulf Coast might ...

Guardian’s Wild Horse Meat Story Contains 92% Beef

January 27th, 2015 (1)
When the Guardian came out with their article “Why You Really Should (But Really Can’t) Eat Horse Meat” – it was a typical bad example of media coverage on the wild horse / horse slaughter issue. Showing wild horses ...

Horse Gets New Lease on Life Thanks to First Ever Bone Repair Technology

January 27th, 2015 (2)
Medical technology continues to improve for both humans and animals. Aiding the body to heal itself, HydroxyColl could have far reaching uses for horses. Hopefully as advances are made, the price for these innovations can come down to where ...

Video: Baby Dwarf Goat Adorably Headbutts Horse

January 26th, 2015 (2)
Cute horse videos are usually something we save for Sundays…this is soooo cute it must be shared now. The look on the horse’s face is one of sheer delight. The baby goat and horse are having fun playing with ...

Woman who lost Zoo job hopes to be carriage horse driver

January 26th, 2015 (8)
The carriage horses are still on the streets of New York City. Those against the use of horse drawn carriages say the horses suffer from pollution, poor working conditions and bad care. Those for the carriage rides feel it ...

Pictures: Galveston island horses rescued by Habitat for Horses

January 25th, 2015 (5)
The horses seized by the Galveston police department are now at our rehabilitation center. They are being well cared for by our staff and volunteers. Medical needs are being met.  Shelter, water …all the things these horses need to ...

Video: Odysseo, an ode to the bond between horses and humans

January 25th, 2015 (3)
Sunday is the day we usually do at least one lighter heart piece on the world of horses. Cavalia is a Canadian equestrian show entertainment company. We have featured them before – their productions delight audiences with amazing feats ...

Video: Wild horse activists ejected from BLM meeting

January 24th, 2015 (8)
Wild horse activists are becoming frustrated. We live in a country with over 85 million heads of cattle. The pressure on resources by the ranchers to feed their cattle is causing the Bureau of Land Management (BLM is the ...

Nutrition for Rehabilitating the Starved Horse

January 24th, 2015 (1)
Many people are responding to us regarding the 28 horses seized recently on Galveston Island. We appreciate the support given. It takes a great deal of resources and money to rehabilitate starved and neglected horses. Donations are still needed. ...

Habitat for Horses seeking volunteers

January 23rd, 2015 (1)
Volunteers willing and able to work at our ranches are always needed. There is much to do to keep up our facilities. We rehabilitate horses as they come in with medical and psychological issues due to abuse and neglect. ...