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Park Service reduces Assateague horse herd to 100

July 30th, 2014 (2)
From: The Star Democrat BERLIN (AP) — Technically speaking, horses are as foreign to the sands of Assateague Island as phragmites, the reedy marsh plant that covers hundreds of the barrier island’s acres. The National Park Service accuses both ...

Conductor Minkowski: horses, Mozart made for each other

July 30th, 2014 (2)
From: Chicago Tribune By: Michael Roddy, Reuters VERBIER Switzerland (Reuters) – French-American conductor Marc Minkowski loves music and his second passion is horses, so he is combining the two at a concert that will open the annual Mozart Week ...

Whitfield releases document showing names on ethics complaint

July 30th, 2014 (2)
From: The Jackson Sun By: Paul C Barton WASHINGTON – Rep. Ed Whitfield released a redacted document Tuesday showing how the complaint filed against him with the House Ethics Committee appeared to involve major players in the Tennessee Walking ...

Round-up of wild horses gets under way in Utah

July 29th, 2014 (2)
The good news the BLM offers about this round up is that the horses will not be sent to slaughter but adopted out. Those of us who have followed the Bureau of Land Management’s history know they have brokered ...

Amazing reunion between local woman and her horse (Video)

July 29th, 2014 (2)
From: Channel 13 ABC By: Lissa Guyton An update to a story we first brought you last week. Charges are expected to be filed Tuesday against the owner of four horses in Sandusky County. Sandusky County investigators are calling ...

Kentucky Congressman Denies Allegations of Ethical Misconduct

July 29th, 2014 (1)
It is no surprise that The Big Lick crowd would not be pulling any punches in their push to stop the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act. The timing of these allegations against Rep. Whitfield (who introduced the PAST Act) ...

Horse virus spreads through Central Texas (Video)

July 28th, 2014 Comments Off
Cases of Vesicular Stomatitis are still growing here in Texas. Keeping the fly population down and a look out for any of the symptoms is the best thing you can do for your horses. This painful disease must be ...

Exploding manure fire may have killed horses

July 28th, 2014 (2)
Maintaining pastures is an important part of keeping horses or goats and could have prevented this fire. ~ HfH From: KTLA Spontaneous combustion of manure or an electric fence were being investigated as possible causes of a fire in ...

Romania: Wild Horses Benefit from Contraceptive Vaccine

July 28th, 2014 Comments Off
From: Digital Journal Animal protection organization, FOUR PAWS International, is helping to preserve the 500 wild horses currently living in the Letea Forest in Romania. The Letea Forest, which is situated in the northeastern part of the Danube Delta ...

Baby donkey has run of the house in Garden Hill

July 27th, 2014 (2)
It is Sunday…time for something on the lighter side. Who has never met a horse or donkey that enjoyed indoor living? This baby donkey certainly will. We at Habitat for Horses once in a while do meet an equine ...