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Horse case unraveled on veterinarian’s testimony

December 4th, 2013 (6)
Chavez gets off with barely a slap on the wrist. Many of us remember that terrible video of those horses pawing the earth in such pain and misery. Such a travesty to conclude that he was not responsible. If ...

Proposal would brand horses treated with Bute

December 3rd, 2013 (9)
Since kill buyers have been known to take horses without asking questions, I can only imagine that tattoos or microchipping might get ignored as well.  Anything to slow down or stop horse slaughter is worth looking at. ~ HfH ...

Trainer Alleges Abuse at AQHA Competitions

December 3rd, 2013 (8)
Is it be any surprise for a group that has supported horse slaughter, that the AQHA may give preference to trainers that abuse horses? ~ HfH From: EquiMed Trainer Edward Allan Buck of the Sympathetic Riding Institute in Salt ...

Pennsylvania Moves to Outlaw Raising Dogs for Meat at Home

December 3rd, 2013 (4)
Obvious..that is the only word I can think of when it comes to how wrong it is for dogs … or horses … to be used as food. And …Disgusting.  These are our trusted companions – we can trust ...

Please sign this petition in support of the PAST Act, to end horse soring

December 2nd, 2013 (27)
There have been too many confusing stories in the news about soring. Its really simple… according to the Humane Society: “Soring involves the intentional infliction of pain to a horse’s legs or hooves in order to force the horse ...

Horse industry generates $3.6 billion in Oklahoma

December 2nd, 2013 (4)
$3.6 BILLION! Meanwhile, the value of a dead horse is $0. Wonder what part of that equation sunk into the heads of the Governor and the legislators when they voted to open the slaughterhouses? ~ Jerry From: Sapulpa Daily ...

Witness to abuse: Animal cruelty often borne of ignorance

December 1st, 2013 (1)
This is a really well written article on what animal control officers face on a day to day basis. The officer in this article is based in Kansas, but much of the information in this article can be applied ...

And now for your Sunday morning enjoyment

December 1st, 2013 (1)
We all need to have something nice to start our day with sometimes. I hope at least a couple of these videos will do the trick. If you know of any wonderfully cute videos on Youtube, send us the ...

Lies and Desperation – the NYC horse-carriage trade

November 30th, 2013 (5)
The controversy over the New York City horse carriage industry has been building for some time now.  This past election it was one of the main topics of discussion for the NYC Mayoral race.  Here is an article on ...

Group helps those affected by shooting heal – with horses

November 30th, 2013 (1)
Many of our readers will remember our story on Jessica Rekos, one of the students at Sandy Hook Elementary who loved horses, back when the Newtown, CT shooting first took place. We here at Habitat for Horses arranged for ...