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Horse deaths jump at Finger Lakes track

November 4th, 2013 (7)
Twenty race horses euthanized at Finger Lakes this year From: herRochester.com By: Joseph Spector ALBANY — On a cloudy and windy day Oct. 26, Magestick Tomahawk looked like one of the horses to beat at Finger Lakes Race Track ...

Equine-assisted therapy impacts the lives of children, families and instructors

November 3rd, 2013 Comments Off
From: South Florida News Service By Andrea Edde Michael Fuentes is a 14-year-old boy with Cerebral Palsy, ADHD, developmental disabilities, autistic behaviors and a basically useless right hand. But that doesn’t stop him from holding Oreo, the horse, with ...

Letter From The Editor: A Trial Court Surprise

November 3rd, 2013 (5)
From: Food Safety News By: Dan Flynn Friday’s ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Christina Armijo surprised me. I was expecting New Mexico’s top federal judge to issue a permanent injunction against USDA from providing equine inspection services. Then ...

Horse slaughterhouses – judge rules they can open and the efforts to stop this

November 2nd, 2013 (8)
The Humane Society of the United States will appeal an Albuquerque federal judge’s ruling yesterday that USDA inspections can begin as early as this coming week. There is all kinds of news out there with a great deal of ...

Saddle Up and Party! The Horse at Home

November 1st, 2013 (1)
An Equine Evening celebrating the new Greener Pastures home for Habitat for Horses. Habitat for Horses recently lost 100 acres of grazing land needed to feed our rescued horses! Your help is desperately needed! Without this land we can ...

Give a Horse a Home for Christmas

November 1st, 2013 (4)
This holiday season, we want to fulfill the Christmas wish of the horses here at the HfH Ranch – to give them a home for Christmas. From November 1st, 2013 through December 31, 2013 you can bring a horse ...

Horsemeat found in tinned beef on sale in Lincolnshire

November 1st, 2013 (1)
Horsemeat has been found in tinned beef that has been on sale in discount stores in the UK, the Food Standards Agency said. From: BBC News Horse DNA was found during routine testing by Lincolnshire County Council trading standards ...

NYC’s Mayor Bloomberg Doesn’t Know Manure About Carriage Horses

October 31st, 2013 (3)
Mayor Bloomberg and the Daily News teamed up to mislead everyone on what will happen to NYC’s carriage horses when (not if) the industry shuts down. From: Forbes By: Vickery Eckhoff Mayor Michael Bloomberg misled the public in claiming ...

Of Course! Of Course! A Skeleton Horse!

October 31st, 2013 (4)
Happy Halloween! Stay safe and have fun! – From Habitat for Horses From: The Pet Collective By: Kate Gallagher Whoa! Could you think up of a cooler costume for your horse? This awesome creation was done by Sandy Cramer ...

Animal Law Expert Wants Court to Ban Horse Slaughter in the U.S.

October 31st, 2013 (3)
From: http://www.foodsafetynews.com/ By: Dan Flynn Four months into litigation aimed at preventing horses from being legally slaughtered in the United States, animal law attorney Bruce A. Wagman is already citing Front Range Equine Rescue v. Vilsack as one of ...