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The horse whisperers – Gujarat Police Horses

It is good and interesting to see gentle horse training methods used throughout the world. ~ HfH From: Times of India By: Parth Shastri AHMEDABAD: Task masters of Gujarat police’s 585 horses, the largest equestrian force in the country second only to the Indian Army as a single institution, believe in love over force. They Full Article

Roy Exum: A Horse Trainer’s Letter

Tennessee Republicans need to wake up and realize that the public will not forget who they chose as their bedfellows when it comes time to vote. The Big Lick ...Full Article

Placitas horse issue proving divisive

Humans encroaching on wild / feral horses is an issue that is becoming far more common as we keep spreading our neighborhoods into areas that were once considered too ...Full Article

Judge extends restraining order, temporarily blocking opening of NM horse slaughterhouse

Horse slaughter in Roswell has been stopped! For now at least. ~ HfH From: Tribtown.com By: Jeri Clausing AP News SANTA FE, New Mexico — A Roswell company that ...Full Article

Its a New Year…Basic Horse Care

2014 is here, its time to pause and make sure we and others we know are up to speed on basic horse care. As Jerry says: “Most horse people ...Full Article

Horse slaughter — back again?

Most New Mexicans I have known are compassionate, intelligent people. Like everywhere in the US, there will be those few people who think that eating any animal is “ok” ...Full Article

Horse Slaughter In the U.S.: The Dumbest Business Idea Since New Coke

This is a post from yesterday on Wayne Pacelle’s blog A Humane Nation. Horse Slaughter – Dumb idea indeed! Pro slaughter groups tout being able to sell the meat ...Full Article

DeHaven takes on walking horse industry over soring

For years, Dr DeHaven, President of the American Veterinary Medical Association has been an advocate to end soring. The PAST Act needs to be approved to end this cruel ...Full Article

Protecting your horses from predatory wildlife

Here in SouthEast Texas, where the HfH Ranch is, we recently have been seeing news articles on packs of dogs killing miniature horses and donkeys. Wildlife predators of all ...Full Article

Judge sentences William Kiefer to six months in horse abuse cases

Normally we do not post articles on individual horse abuse cases. However the slap on the wrist for a man who abused over 150 horses which resulted in the ...Full Article