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Bidders Show Up Hoping To Save Rescued Muskogee Horses From Slaughter

March 6th, 2015 (5)
In the US we do not have horse slaughter. Horses sent to slaughter must be shipped off to either Canada or Mexico where they meet a cruel fate. Thousands of American horses are sent to slaughter each year. The ...

7 things you need to know about donkeys

March 5th, 2015 Comments Off
Donkeys and burros are about the sweetest, most protective, under appreciated animal around. Here at the ranch, Paco the Donkey would certainly teach people a thing or two about how wonderful donkeys can be. ~ HfH From: NZ Stuff ...

NM Senate passes bill to test race horses for illegal drugs

March 5th, 2015 (2)
Horse racing is plagued with substance abuse cases. Anything that can aid in the prevention of illegal doping of horses is a good thing. Since horse racing is so rife with illegal drugs, should it be allowed to go ...

Judge Upholds Wild Horse Roundups

March 4th, 2015 (6)
The wild horses’ rights were not taken into consideration with this ruling. Without an understanding of how many horses are currently out there, how can the BLM know if there is an overpopulation problem? The ranchers are no doubt ...

Habitat for Horses’ St Patrick’s Day Photo Contest – off and running!

March 3rd, 2015 Comments Off
Our first entry (shown down below) is quite the looker with a green hat sitting jauntily on their head. Very cute! Anyone can still win this photo contest, folks! That is if you submit a picture of a horse ...

Wyoming horse roundup legality argued before federal judge

March 3rd, 2015 (2)
Many of the private lands in the checkerboard region *do not* have fences. Yet, these ranchers have expectations that wild horses are to be kept off their lands. This makes no sense. Given this fact, placing these horses back ...

If the shoe fits…

March 2nd, 2015 (3)
Concepts of natural horsemanship has been around for hundreds and hundreds of years. Since the 1980’s, modern natural horsemanship has been bringing up the idea of going shoe-less. Humans riding horses have been around much longer than that. We ...

Paco – Habitat for Horse’s Donkey Mascot

March 1st, 2015 (2)
Smokey Culver, the Cowboy Poet, is one of Habitat for Horse’s volunteers and biggest fans. Often on his Facebook page, he talks about the day to day life of a horse rescue. It is hard work to be a ...

Arguments set for Monday in Wyoming wild horse roundup case

February 28th, 2015 (2)
The BLM is getting sloppy. Rather than actually determining the numbers of wild horses in a given area to see if there is excessive population, they are now rounding them up on estimates without factual basis. Or on estimates ...

Diagnosing and Treating Gastric Ulcers

February 28th, 2015 Comments Off
Horses and humans may have something in common here. Changes in diet, activity and stress can lead to ulcers. Like humans, there are preventative measures you can take to help them. According to this article, greater amount of time ...