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Oldest DNA Ever Decoded Done on 700,000-Year-Old Horse (Video)

It is amazing what biologists are able to do. Under perfect conditions, DNA can remain intact for no more than 6.8 million years. The permafrost where the animal was found is pretty much ideal for keeping the tissue intact. Now we know that the genus Equus was around much longer…twice as long…as we thought before. Full Article

A clearer view on the dilemma of wild horses and the BLM

Today, we have a guest writer – Robert Bauer. Mr. Bauer is a well-known wildlife biologist and long time advocate of the wild horses and burros in the West ...Full Article

Jane Velez-Mitchell takes on saving America’s wild horse population

CNN Headline News Jane Velez-Mitchell took on Sally Jewel and the BLM on her show last night, November 25th, 2013. Its great to see a larger news outlet discussing ...Full Article

Animals Were Harmed

Detailed and with no punches held back, abuses to animals by the movie industry are given in this article with copies of emails and letters as documentation. It seems ...Full Article

Students film Navajos, horses in Arizona for film to sway Congress

I always love to see younger people getting involved with the anti-slaughter issue. Such as when Brittany Wallace found and rescued a horse about to be sent to slaughter. ...Full Article

Meat to get country-of-origin labels

COOL is hated by the meat industry, but the pro-slaughter folks better get used to it if they want their horses slaughtered for meat. The National Animal Identification System ...Full Article

More than 1200 horses shot at remote Australian community

How horrible…these poor horses to suffer from a terrible drought, attacked by dogs, sickened by disease then terrorized with helicopters and shot to death. Words fail me. ~ HfH ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Horseman’s Leap Of Faith

From: The Chattanoogan By: Roy Exum Back in July I got a deeply-touching letter from a horseman who had finally had enough of the sleazy side of the Tennessee ...Full Article

A New Mom

This one was shared with us by email. It happened this past summer in SW England at the Mare and Foal Sanctuary in Newton Abbot, UK. ~ HfH Hours ...Full Article

Vets forced to put down more than 100 horses at horror farm

In South Wales, RSPCA inspectors found 400 animals in a neglected state on one site. In a separate case a horse owner was jailed for neglecting his ponies. Evan ...Full Article