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Florida Raids Yield Arrests at Illegal Slaughter Farms

Six people are arrested for illegal horse slaughter operations in Florida. ~ HfH From: Pat Raia The operators of three illegal slaughter operations in Florida are facing multiple charges after law enforcement officers and Animal Recovery Mission (ARM) personnel raided the farms in near Wellington. Since 2009, more than 50 horses have been butchered for their meat in Florida. ...Full Article

Two Choices

 Not about horses, but about humans. Breaking thru the “It’s all about me” attitude that so many have , this story reveals how a group of young baseball players ...Full Article

The New York Times Listens to Some Readers — But Not All

Vickery Eckhoff presents an open letter sent to New York Times public editor, Margaret Sullivan, regarding errors in the article ” As Wild Horses Overrun The West, Ranchers Fear ...Full Article

BLM Plan for Mega-Gather Is Budget Buster

This article reveals the Bureau of Land Management’s plan that would deplete Wyoming of half its wild horses and cost American taxpayers as much as $78 million in holding ...Full Article

Foetus found inside 48-million-year-old fossil of ancient horse

This interesting article suggests that the reproductive system of horses has changed little over the course of millions of years. ~ HfH From: 9NEWS A 48-million-year-old fossil of a ...Full Article

The Worm That Kills – And Why Only Two Worming Chemicals Can Stop It

This article details what can happen if you leave equine worms unchecked. Worms can kill or make your horse very ill. That is a fact. Your horse’s best health ...Full Article

Horse sickness shares signs of human brain disorders

That we can use this information to aid both horses and humans is a good thing. Equine Grass Sickness is a disorder that is easy to overlook. Better testing ...Full Article

Award winning horse helps owner beat cancer

  A CANCER survivor has thanked an “incredible” horse that helped her beat the devastating disease. Alison Ironside, from Redruth, was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2014, and ...Full Article

Fifth anniversary of the rediscovery of the Caspian horse

Caspian horses are quite short by modern standards. Their original height when rediscovered is between 9 and 11.2 hands high – more of a pony by our standards. They ...Full Article

Vadar – A Life of Courage and Devotion

Peggy Neaves and her husband are two of the very special supporters of Habitat for Horses. They provide foster care and a sanctuary for horses who would otherwise be ...Full Article
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