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Rescuers pull horse from swimming pool in Arizona (Video)

Fences and gates are needed around pools for more than just our kids…our four legged friends can wind up trapped! Thank goodness it was not cold and everything turned out alright. ~ HfH From: NY Daily News By: Lee Moran An Arabian horse that fell into his owner’s backyard swimming pool is expected to make Full Article

Smartphone App Helps Animal Cruelty Investigators

Part of what we do here at Habitat for Horses is horse cruelty investigations. When law enforcement is contacted by the public with a case of potential equine abuse, ...Full Article

Time for a Double Take – A Mule’s Foal

You heard it right. That which is supposed to be impossible has happened (and not for the first time). A mule has given birth to a foal. A very ...Full Article

Who will cry for Choctaw?

Debbie’s article in today’s edition of Galveston Daily News is lovely. Choctaw really has come a long way and is ready for a loving home. You can find out ...Full Article

Medical Maggot Therapy for Horses – Yes…Maggots

Maggots – GROSS! Yes, but maggots can be used to effectively “clean” wounds. Do not do this without consulting your veterinarian…that should be absolutely understood. WARNING – there are ...Full Article

Roy Exum: A Veterinarian’s Horse Sense

Roy Exum is known for his articles on horse “soring”. In this case, he tackles Ebola and the “horse sense” of one veterinarian. The fear from the spread of ...Full Article

The Celebration & the Future of the Tennessee Walking Horse

This was shared by Keith Dane, Vice President of Equine Protection for the Humane Society of the US. The author is correct – it is indeed arrogant bull headed ...Full Article

All Horses Are Created Equal

This was originally written and posted by Jerry back in January 2012…but the point is as valid today as then. And Sandy is still with us. He has sanctuary ...Full Article

Tears for an Angel

Sometimes prayers are not answered in the way we want them to be. Babies are born into this world only to be taken away while still so very young. ...Full Article

Horses, scientists and the search for an effective autism treatment

As of yet, there is not a definitive approach to helping children in the Autistic spectrum. Horses are now more widely used in a variety of therapies. Including Equine ...Full Article