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Video – Rare Wild Horse of Abaco in Need of Saving

The Spanish Barb horses are famous for their fiery spirit. The Abaco barb is rare for their unique coloration – including splashed white. There is now only one Abaco barb left alive in the world – a mare named Nunki. There is hope that by harvesting her eggs, the Abaco barb breed can still be Full Article

BREAKING NEWS Important Meeting for All Horse Owners Around Santa Fe, Texas

IMPORTANT MEETING FOR ALL LOCAL GALVESTON COUNTY TEXAS HORSE OWNERS Town Meeting regarding EHV-1 sponsored by Galveston County Fair & Rodeo, Boehringer Ingelheim and Santa Fe Equine Associates, PLLC ...Full Article

(Video) Horses in Galveston County test positive for Herpes Virus

The deadly EHV1 is right in Habitat for Horses’ neighborhood. We are using extreme caution to prevent infection to the horses rehabilitating from abuse and neglect at our ranches. ...Full Article

BREAKING NEWS At least one horse dead from highly contagious virus

EHV-1 has a bad reputation in Texas and throughout the US. When it struck recently in Utah, every horse was tracked down and quarantined until declared well, and that ...Full Article

Captured Wild Horses Finally Freed In Stirring Video

While it is sad that Black Jack and his herd were captured at all, it is wonderful that they are now living free of harm in a sanctuary. Such ...Full Article

(Video) Dear Horse, Please keep out of the water…

More strange than funny – there seems to be more horses involved with water accidents in the news these past 6 months. Not just troughs and cisterns,as in these ...Full Article

Texas Tech’s longest-serving horse, Midnight Matador, dies after surgery

Very sad! Midnight Matador was well-known to many Texans. Texas Tech’s mascot since the 1950’s has been the Masked Rider. The horses that carry their mascot have always been ...Full Article

Equine herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1 Virus)

To keep our readers aware of the potential for another outbreak we offer this article for general information, then ask that you search the web for information specific to ...Full Article

Video – I-Team finds serious problems in public land report

Nevada wants to wrest control of public lands from our government (and the BLM). Many of us may think the BLM’s job with wild horse management has been terrible. ...Full Article

Could Canadian horses sent to auction be headed for slaughter?

Kill buyers – those who buy horses to sell them to slaughter houses – are not just an American problem. They attend auctions in Canada as well, looking for ...Full Article