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Dallas Entrusted its $11 Million Horse Park to a Man Accused of Mistreating Horses

October 18th, 2013 (2)
From: Dallas Observer Blog By: Eric Nicholson Sitting on 19 acres of Collin County pastureland, Storybook Ranch is part nonprofit, part for-profit kids camp and dude ranch, with horseback riding, a petting zoo, and a faux-Western saloon — a ...

Keep your horse safe during a natural disaster

October 17th, 2013 Comments Off
The Homes for Horses coalition offers advice for horse owners to prepare for emergencies. (Habitat for Horses is a member of Homes for Horses Coalition – HfH Webmistress) From: HorseChannel.com Natural disasters can strike anywhere at any time, and ...

Carriage rides offer peace to disabled veterans

October 17th, 2013 (3)
Volunteers organize carriage trips at Vets home From: Napa Valley Register By: Rosemarie Kempton YOUNTVILLE — Jack and Jake waited obediently in front of Holderman Hospital, located on the grounds of the Veterans Home in Yountville on Monday morning. ...

Dirty little secret: Canada’s slaughter industry under fire

October 16th, 2013 (7)
Star reporters tail a transport truck filled with horses bought at a U.S. ‘kill’ auction, bound for slaughter – and dinner – in Quebec. From: The Toronto Star By: Robert Cribb and David Graham From the surrounding fields where ...

WATCH: Okanagan horse slaughter plant open for business

October 16th, 2013 (6)
Westwold – A canoe resident is organizing protest of horse slaughter at a newly opened plant in Westwold — KML Meat Processors Ltd. If you are unable to view the video, click on the article link at the bottom ...

Montanans rally to help after devastating blizzard hits S.D. ranchers

October 15th, 2013 (3)
From: KTVQ.com By: Keele Smith BOZEMAN – A Bozeman non-profit is asking for donations to help South Dakota ranchers recover from an early October blizzard. The blizzard dumped as much as four feet of snow in some areas, and ...

Horse Health Prevention & Wellness: It Ain’t Sexy But It Works

October 15th, 2013 Comments Off
This article is soooo good. It is long, but really needs to be read in full. Be sure to click on the Continue Reading link at the bottom! From: HorseYard.com.au By: Marcia King Sounds pretty cool, doesn’t it — ...

South Dakota staggers under early blizzard

October 14th, 2013 (5)
From: WorldMag.com By: Jill Nelson One of the worst blizzards in South Dakota history plowed through the region during the first weekend of October, leaving a wake of destruction in its path. It will be days, maybe weeks, before ...

Yakama maintain wild horse race tradition

October 14th, 2013 (6)
From: Native Times By: ERIKA SCHULTZ, The Seattle Times WHITE SWAN, Wash. (AP) – Teams from around the Northwest, including Washington and Oregon, took part this weekend in the 18th annual Heemsah Memorial Wild Horse Race at the White ...

Ecoterrorist pleads guilty, but won’t snitch on ‘the Family’

October 14th, 2013 (1)
From: The LA Times By: Matt Pearce They were called “the Family,” and if you were a member, you could never tell the police who else was. In 1997, the Family freed wild horses collected at a federal barn ...