Welcome to Habitat For Horses!|Thursday, October 30, 2014

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Sport of Kings is a killing ground for young thoroughbred racers

By HfH Guest Writer: Allen Warren PART I There are certain moments in our lives that are imprinted indelibly upon our memories. We remember exactly where we were, what we were doing and what we were thinking and felt on those days. For those of my generation these include November 22, 1963, when President John Full Article

A smile for Old Blue

From: Galveston Daily News By: Debbie Stoutamire “Smile, though your heart is aching … Smile, even though it is breaking” — Charlie Chaplin I recently took a trip to ...Full Article

EU to tighten rules on horse passports

While Great Britain ponders trade agreements that will surely send horses to their deaths in China, EU as a whole has been creating measures to prevent fraudulent horse slaughter. ...Full Article

Give your support to help protect America’s horses

This Letter to the Editor was written in Maine, but really ALL of us could help get it passed. Click Here to find how to contact your representative in ...Full Article

Under the mask…

While it seems wonderful for the horse industry on the surface, this is little more than a cover for the horsemeat industry. Notice how the flag is waved on ...Full Article

Update from Canadian “Wildies” advocates

In the past we have published articles from Virginia Fisher keeping us up to date on wild horse advocates in Canada’s fight with their government to protect the wild ...Full Article

Wyoming horse roundup scheduled to start Monday

The ink has barely dried on the ruling, and already the BLM is ready to remove 800 wild horses. The Wild Free Roaming Horse and Burro Act has been ...Full Article

Record Violations Cited At Shelbyville Walking Horse Celebration

From: Nashville Public Radio By: Blake Farmer USDA inspectors disqualified a record number of walking horses at this year’s National Celebration in Shelbyville, according to a Celebration spokesman. A ...Full Article

Horse killer gets 3 months: a ‘wrist slap,’ family says

From: Chesterfield Observer Claiming that “it was never my intent to hurt anyone,” a Cosby High graduate apologized last week in Chesterfield Circuit Court for shooting and killing a ...Full Article

NYC Council speaker says vote on carriage horse ban may not happen this year

From: The Republic NEW YORK — New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito says the council may not vote to outlaw horse-drawn carriages any time soon. Mayor Bill de ...Full Article