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Habitat for Horse’s St Patty’s Day Photo Contest Winner

Wild Irish Rose, is 30 years old today and the winner of our Saint Patrick’s Day Photo Contest! Allen Warren is the proud owner and lucky recipient of the First Place Prize: A Habitat for Horse’s Engraved Knife. You can also be the proud owner of a Habitat for Horse’s Engraved Knife by shopping at Full Article

Roosevelt park ends helicopter roundups of wild horses

Some good news on the wild horse front. Helicopter round ups are dangerous – too many horses are injured by this cruel method. A little worried about *who^ the ...Full Article

Lawsuit over quarter horse’s clone may redefine animal breeding

Are clones artificial copies or are they more like twins? Breeders are always looking for “purity” of bloodlines. If a clone *is* like a twin – how much purer ...Full Article

Come vote for your favorite cute St Patricks Day horse picture

Today is the last day of our St Patrick’s Day photo contest. Its been a great deal of fun, with some truly cute horses sporting the GREEN! Be sure ...Full Article

Save the Date! Habitat for Horses Adoption Appreciation Day!

Habitat for Horses has now been rescuing horses for over 15 years! Hard to believe that Habitat’s founder, Jerry Finch, rescued “Pete” that long ago. Pete is still running ...Full Article

The chores are *mostly* done…now its time to enjoy the quiet

One thing about working with horses, there are always more chores to do. Sometimes we have to take a break. Relax. Enjoy watching horses…be horses. We will be adding ...Full Article

Horse-drawn caravan ends 2,500-mile trek in Lake County

People with disabilities certainly can benefit by horseback riding. Riding improves coordination, strengthens muscles, and promotes good posture – among its many positive attributes. Then there is the bonding ...Full Article

Taxpayers Are Funding Inhumane Burro Treatment

The Bureau of Land Management rounds up burros just as they do wild horses. The BLM does attempt to adopt them but with less success than the horses they gather. They ...Full Article

Judge rules in favor of wild horse advocates

The title of this article should be “Judge rules in favor of upholding the law”. Laws are already in place to protect the wild horses of the West. It ...Full Article

North Carolina State Fair Drops Walking Horse Classes

If more events would do what the North Carolina State Fair has done, the torturous practice of horse soring could become a thing of the past. The gait of ...Full Article