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Horses die: Vet says rescued mares died of complications from starvation

January 14th, 2014 (8)
The court hearing on the abused horses from Texas City was held this morning. Jerry Finch, President of Habitat for Horses, was there championing for justice for the two horses that starved to death and the other three surviving ...

Omnibus Budget Will End Chances of Horse Slaughter Plants Opening in US

January 14th, 2014 (5)
Thank you, Victoria McCullough. When those with the power and the means go beyond what is easy to do what is good… we all win…including the horses. ~ HfH From: Equine Welfare Alliance Press Release CHICAGO, (EWA) – The ...

Former NM Governor Honored For Fighting Horse Slaughter

January 13th, 2014 (3)
More political and celebrity attention should be paid to what is happening to the horses of the United States. Former Governor Bill Richardson took a stand against Valley Meat. He could have chosen a more lucrative path… instead he ...

Altered horse virus shows promise in fight against Parkinson’s

January 12th, 2014 (4)
From: HorseTalk A new gene therapy for Parkinson’s disease involving a genetically altered horse virus has achieved promising results in its first human tests, involving 15 patients. Parkinson’s disease, which affects about 5 million people worldwide, is a neurological ...

Nevada Association of Counties, farm bureau sue feds over wild horse management

January 11th, 2014 (2)
As a comment below the original article states, this piece is full of misinformation given by those wishing to destroy all the wild horses. As to why these organizations want to kill or sell off all the wild horses ...

Suspect interviewed in case of malnourished horses

January 10th, 2014 (5)
Five badly malnourished horses – one hopes that justice will be served. Horse owners that cannot afford to feed their horses need to reach out to rescue agencies or the ASPCA. They will provide information that will help. There ...

Hearing to determine fate of seized horses

January 9th, 2014 (9)
24 hours after the seizure, the two horses that could not stand are both up and eating hay. Sometimes you simply have to believe in miracles. These two were as close to death as you can get. Lots of ...

Soring Violations Abound Among Walking Horse Industry Leaders, Competitors

January 8th, 2014 (2)
The Humane Society of the United States releases analysis of Walking Horse Trainers Association board rap sheet and 2013 USDA foreign substance results From: The Humane Society Following the announcement of the new board of directors of the Walking ...

Texas City Officers and Habitat for Horses rescue 5 horses from stable

January 8th, 2014 (4)
Our most important mission here at Habitat for Horses is to rescue and rehabilitation. What the public may not know is: All rescues are done through law enforcement agencies. Then charges are filed under the direction of the courts ...

Are horses livestock? DNR weighs the question

January 7th, 2014 (2)
Here is another article that goes into more detail on the permit questions surrounding Rains Natural Meats and their plans to slaughter horses.  The question is “Are horses livestock or not?” The word livestock has many definitions. Traditionally, here ...