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3 horses dead, lab finds horse feed on St. Helena farm contaminated

January 2nd, 2015 (5)
More horse feed has been found with cattle supplements that are deadly to horses. The manufacturer in this case is not mentioned. Hopefully more news will come out soon. It is important that all horse owners be made aware. ...

Reintroducing wild horses to the steppe will be a painstaking process

January 2nd, 2015 (2)
Przewalski horses are a rare endangered species of wild horse. Kazakhstan wildlife officials are teaming up with German biologists to give these horses a chance to thrive in the wild. There have been and are other ongoing attempts but ...

Happy New Year – Whimsical Horse Videos

January 1st, 2015 (2)
Everyone needs something gentle, whimsical and beautiful to start off their New Year. Here are 3 horse videos. One of them has audio problems after 1/3 of the way through but the video itself is a stunning montage of ...

The End and the Beginning

December 31st, 2014 (1)
This is an article written by Jerry Finch, President of Habitat for Horses, from our current newsletter that we just published yesterday. Be sure to sign up for our newsletter – not only do you get to read what ...

Phantom – his body and spirit can now heal

December 31st, 2014 (7)
The call came in early, as they often do. A few counties over an underweight horse needed to be brought in. You would think it gets easier with time. That you get used to going in and seeing some ...

Video Shows Tale of Horse’s Rescue From Florida Sinkhole

December 30th, 2014 (1)
There are many dangers that a horse faces when out in pasture. Plant life that is poisonous – from weeds to even trees can severely effect a horse’s health. Poor fencing, toxins left from previous planting…and now sinkholes. This ...

Commentary: 600 Horses With No Place to Live

December 30th, 2014 (2)
As much money as there is flowing through the horse racing industry – one would think a travesty like this would not be allowed to happen. 600 horses potentially just standing on asphalt. The mind boggles at whoever thought ...

Settlement Reached in Horse Deaths Caused by Tainted Feed

December 30th, 2014 (2)
To say “They should have known better.” does not come close to covering this. Criminal negligence at this level can move slowly through the justice center. It is understandable that many of the parties involved would want to negotiate ...

The Love of Horses – Willie Nelson Video

December 29th, 2014 (3)
Just in case you have not heard – Willie Nelson and HRTV have come with a new video: The Love of Horses. Habitat for Horses is acknowledged in this video for all the work we have done: to stop ...

Activists divided on wild-horse management proposals

December 29th, 2014 (3)
Wild horse activists certainly want to keep horses free – the controversy comes in with the idea of using contraceptives to lower horse populations. There have been some well written articles by naturalists on the subject of population control ...