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Congress scrutinizes show-horse industry practice of ‘soring’

November 15th, 2013 (6)
This articles goes into more details on what the anti-soring bill will do to those who insist on doing this despicable practice to Tennessee Walking Horses. I do not understand how the Representatives of Tennessee in Washington can support ...

Cruel wild horse roundups continue on Navajoland for kill houses

November 15th, 2013 (4)
Cruel horse roundups for kill houses and meat industry continue on Navajoland. From: The Narcosphere By: Brenda Norrell The cruel roundups of wild horses on the Navajo Nation continue on Thursday and Friday in the Tuba City area. Navajo ...

Lawmakers Clash Over Championship Horse Abuse Bill

November 14th, 2013 (2)
From: ABC News By: Megan Chuchmach and Shushannah Walshe The welfare of Tennessee Walking Horses, celebrated for their high-stepping gait known as the “big lick,” took center stage today on Capitol Hill as industry insiders squared off over alleged ...

Real simple way to get more power behind the SAFE ACT

November 14th, 2013 (2)
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine supports the passing of the SAFE Act. Please help by taking a couple of minutes today to read, act and share. Let’s keep horses and humans SAFE. ~ HfH Webmistress. Because of a ...

Riding a horse brings autistic boy out of his shell

November 13th, 2013 Comments Off
From: Today.com By: Linda Carroll Isaiah Forte, 9, flashes a brilliant smile from the horse he’s riding. Diagnosed at 2 with autism, Forte for years had difficulty communicating and connecting with others. But then the little boy met a ...

BLM must reconsider its policies on wild horses

November 13th, 2013 (5)
From: The Denver Post Idea Log By: Ashley Matthews Guest Commentary Media reports consistently declare overpopulation of wild horses causes an environmental burden on Bureau of Land Management lands. This media spin by the BLM has been used to ...

Equine Voices rescues foals from wild horse roundup (VIDEO)

November 12th, 2013 (1)
From: KVOA.com By: Sean Mooney TUCSON- While horse meat is not eaten by people here in the U.S., the federal government actually conducts roundups of wild horses that are then sent to slaughterhouses outside of the country. That meat ...

Feature *your* rescue horse in the 2014 Habitat for Horses calendar

November 12th, 2013 Comments Off
Habitat for Horses announces a new opportunity to get an awesome 2014 calendar and raise some much needed funds!  We are preparing our 2014 Calendars featuring rescue horses and would like everyone that has helped save the life of ...

Giving Back to Horses on Veteran’s Day

November 11th, 2013 (1)
From: TheHorse.com By: Stacey Oke When observing a moment of silence at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, don’t forget to think about the contribution horses and other equids made during all the major ...

SAFE, King and PAST – three must-wins for horses

November 11th, 2013 (3)
Keith Dane, VP of HSUS Equine Protection, sent a very important message we here at Habitat for Horses wish to share with you. From: Humane Society of the United States By: Keith Dane Dear friends, As you know, a ...